Little people do not wear well under either extremes of fortune
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
The insolence of wealth will creep out
Every man is prompted by the love of himself to imagine that he possesses some...
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Paradise Lost is a book that, once put down, is very hard to pick up...
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals...
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently...
Nudists are people who wear one-button suits
Money confounds subordination.
You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not - silence is the...
Every man is rich or poor according to the proportion between his desires and his...
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his...
Marriage, Sir, is much more necessary to a man than to a woman; for he...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
My grief lies all within, And these external manners of lament Are merely shadows to...
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it...