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
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he...
Those who do not feel pain seldom think that it is felt
To let friendship die away by negligence and silence is certainly not wise. It is...
A man will turn over half a library to make one book
Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense....
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
The vanity of being known to be trusted with a secret is generally one of...
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are...
Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely...
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expenses
Prepare for death, if here at night you roam, and sign your will before you...
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority
The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed...
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition.
Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to...
I have been very fortunate in [the entertainment] business, and I am very grateful for...
If happiness is the only prize we seek in life, then we will be guaranteed...