Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
We are easily shocked by crimes which appear at once in their full magnitude, but...
There are few doors through which liberality, joined with good humor, cannot find its way.
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge,...
There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in...
It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise
Accustom your children constantly to this; if a thing happened at one window and they,...
To wipe all tears from off all faces is a task too hard for mortals;...
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Exercise is labor without weariness.
The insolence of wealth will creep out
When a man marries a widow his jealousies revert to the past: no man is...
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
He that has once concluded it lawful to resist power, when it wants merit, will...
Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed.
There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as...
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of...
A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority.
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.