No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
I have always said, the first Whig was the Devil~
Though the discoveries or acquisitions of man are not always adequate to the expectations of...
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with...
Merit is much more cheaply acknowledged than rewarded
It is natural for every man uninstructed to murmur at his condition, because, in the...
The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
Slavery is now no where more patiently endured, than in countries once inhabited by the...
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
At seventy-seven it is time to be in earnest.
He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own...
A man who uses a great many words to express his meaning is like a...
What signifies protesting so against flattery! when a person speaks well of one, it must...
Inconsistencies cannot both be right; but, imputed to man, they may both be true
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
To love their country has been considered as virtue in men, whose love could not...
Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy...
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.