Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
There is nothing more fatal to a man whose business is to think than to...
If our aim is to praise, we should forget to criticize; if our aim is...
Nature makes us poor only when we want necessaries, but custom gives the name of...
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as...
Worth seeing? yes; but not worth going to see
The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket;...
The inevitable consequence of poverty is dependence
Language is the dress of thought.
We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and...
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from...
To tell of disappointment and misery, to thicken the darkness of futurity, and perplex the...
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short...
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression.
They can't hurt you unless you let them.
Every day I work so hard Bringin' home my hard earned pay Try to love...