No government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every form of government.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
It is natural for every man uninstructed to murmur at his condition, because, in the...
Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you...
You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done...
Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.
Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation
Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
It seems not more reasonable to leave the right of printing unrestrained, because writers may...
To a poet nothing can be useless
Evil is uncertain in the same degree as good, and for the reason that we...
To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
To be free it is not enough to beat the system, one must beat the...
Players, Sir! I look upon them as no better than creatures set upon tables and...
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority
Beauty lies in the hands of the beerholder
I don't think I'm beautiful. When I look in the mirror, I just see me...
The beauty myth is always actually prescribing behaviour and not appearance.