Our aspirations are our possibilities.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition.
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
Human life is everywhere a state in which much is to be endured, and little...
The appearance and retirement of actors are the great events of the theatrical world; and...
I have found men to be more kind than I expected, and less just.
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge,...
Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation...
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
The future is purchased by the present.
Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man...
The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket;...
Nature is a hanging judge
Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases
Whatever is attempted without previous certainty of success, may be considered as a project, and...
Claret is the liquor for boys; port, for men; but he who aspires to be...
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how...
It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy,...
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.