Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Avarice is always poor
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
Our aspirations are our possibilities.
Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they...
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability.
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with...
Money confounds subordination
To be free it is not enough to beat the system, one must beat the...
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to...
Your aspirations are your possibilities.
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of...
Marriage, Sir, is much more necessary to a man than to a woman; for he...
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are...
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
That we must all die, we always knew; I wish I had remembered it sooner.