Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candour the injuries...
It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from inclination
The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the...
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it...
Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend...
No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.
Language is the dress of thought.
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from...
The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put...
Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people
When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority.
Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man...
Human life is everywhere a state in which much is to be endured, and little...
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.