Of all kinds of ambition, that which pursues poetical fame is the wildest
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
Aromatic plants bestow no spicy fragrance while they grow; but crush'd or trodden to the...
Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.
As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent.
The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry
Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness...
They say women and music should never be dated.
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
The malicious sneer is improperly called laughter.
Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies.
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to...
I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up...
The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded...
How happy he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an...
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it...
To the last moment of his breath, On hope the wretch relies; And even the...
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation
Whether we be young or old,Our destiny, our being's heart and home,Is with infinitude, and...