Justice is indispensably and universally necessary, and what is necessary must always be limited, uniform, and distinct
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades...
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
Those who do not feel pain seldom think that it is felt
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language
Judgment is forced upon us by experience
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
I can't drink a little, therefore I never touch it. Abstinance is as easy for...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is...
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority
To fix the thoughts by writing, and subject them to frequent examinations and reviews, is...
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his...
Words are but the signs of ideas.
Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings...
In this age of crowds in which I have determined to be a solitary, perhaps...
Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great...
King David and King Solomon Led merry, merry lives, With many, many lady friends And...