Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the...
I believe marriages would in general be as happy, and often more so, if they...
A patriot is he whose public conduct is regulated by one single motive, the love...
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently...
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Marriage is low down, but you spend the rest of your life paying for it.
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it...
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking
Were it not for imagination a man would be as happy in arms of a...
Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part...
From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
He is no wise man that will quit a certainty for an uncertainty
I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.
The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.