Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done,...
Justice is indispensably and universally necessary, and what is necessary must always be limited, uniform,...
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Our aspirations are our possibilities.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
Though the discoveries or acquisitions of man are not always adequate to the expectations of...
Were it not for imagination, a man would be as happy in the arms of...
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as...
Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people
Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and...
It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy,...
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
A very slight change in our habits is sufficient to destroy our sense of our...
Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last