Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a...
All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Pride is a vice, which pride itself inclines every man to find in others, and...
Money confounds subordination
Inconsistencies cannot both be right; but, imputed to man, they may both be true
Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of...
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy,...
He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.
Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression.
No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a...
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will...
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
Controversies merely speculative are of small importance in themselves, however they may have sometimes heated...
This mournful truth is ev'rywhere confess'd,- Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd
To have nothing is not poverty
If begging should unfortunately be thy lot, knock at the large gates only