It is no less a proof of eminence to have many enemies than many friends
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Love is only one of many passions.
To be free it is not enough to beat the system, one must beat the...
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.
The present time is seldom able to fill desire or imagination with immediate enjoyment, and...
What makes all doctrines plain and clear? About two hundred pounds a year. And that...
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
Disease is a physical process that generally begins that equality which death completes
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Never, my dear Sir, do you take it into your head that I do not...
A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and...
You can't be in politics unless you can walk in a room and know in...
He that applauds him who does not deserve praise, is endeavoring to deceive the public;...
A jest breaks no bones
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
The habit of looking on the bright side of every event is worth more than...
A man's greatest glory doesn't consist in never falling, but in rising every time he...
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.