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
I have found men to be more kind than I expected, and less just.
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
In the decline of life shame and grief are of short duration; whether it be...
As peace is the end of war, it is the end, likewise, of preparations for...
This mournful truth is ev'rywhere confess'd,- Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness...
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
Slavery is now no where more patiently endured, than in countries once inhabited by the...
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades...
There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is...
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the...
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Avarice is always poor
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that...
The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of...