Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
Quote by Samuel Johnson
If you would shut up any man with any woman, so as to make them...
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to...
Nature makes us poor only when we want necessaries, but custom gives the name of...
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expenses
Nature is a hanging judge
Money confounds subordination.
An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere.
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some...
When a man says he had pleasure with a woman he does not mean conversation.
Little people do not wear well under either extremes of fortune
Fear is implanted in us as a preservative from evil but its duty, like that...
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance
No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.
Marriage is low down, but you spend the rest of your life paying for it.
Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend...
Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels...
Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part...
So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the...
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few...