Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
I believe marriages would in general be as happy, and often more so, if they...
No man heartily hates him at who he can laugh
The world is like a grand staircase, some are going up and some are going...
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
Actions are visible, though motives are secret
A jest breaks no bones
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how...
It is generally known, that he who expects much will be often disappointed; yet disappointment...
But the greater, far the greater number of those who rave and rail (against the...
Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candour the injuries...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
Those that have loved longest love best.
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
To be free it is not enough to beat the system, one must beat the...
It is natural for every man uninstructed to murmur at his condition, because, in the...
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expenses
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
Some criticize to help you be better. Some criticize just to bring you down. Know...