Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
We owe to memory not only the increase of our knowledge, and our progress in...
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
I respect Millar: he has raised the price of literature
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
I have no more pleasure in hearing a man attempting wit and failing, than in...
Though the discoveries or acquisitions of man are not always adequate to the expectations of...
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
Little people do not wear well under either extremes of fortune
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they...
Pride is a vice, which pride itself inclines every man to find in others, and...
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
No man was ever great by imitation.
A man's greatest glory doesn't consist in never falling, but in rising every time he...
That we must all die, we always knew; I wish I had remembered it sooner.
How can children credit the assertions of parents, which their own eyes show them to...
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
The trouble with children is that they are not returnable.
'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying...
I grew up to have my father's looks- my father's speech patterns-my father's posture- my...
Parents have a right to insist that godless evolution not be taught to their children.