Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful jest
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely...
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it...
All theory is against the freedom of the will; all experience for it
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying...
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know...
He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument
Accustom your children constantly to this; if a thing happened at one window and they,...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
The inevitable consequence of poverty is dependence
Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression.
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
What makes all doctrines plain and clear? About two hundred pounds a year. And that...
Those who attain any excellence commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not...
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it...
This mournful truth is ev'rywhere confess'd,- Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and...
Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed.