Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.
To us, who are regaled every morning and evening with intelligence, and are supplied from...
Every man is prompted by the love of himself to imagine that he possesses some...
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
Read over your compositions, and when you meet a passage which you think is particularly...
Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey...
If our aim is to praise, we should forget to criticize; if our aim is...
Ignorance, when it is voluntary, is criminal; and he may be properly charged with evil...
What ills from beauty spring
No man heartily hates him at who he can laugh
No government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. There is a...
He that has once concluded it lawful to resist power, when it wants merit, will...
Before marriage a woman is pensive, after marriage, expensive
It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered, but a general effect...
Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings...
Golf always makes me so damned angry
He told me just to keep the ball low.