Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Before marriage a woman is pensive, after marriage, expensive
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
Clear your mind of cant.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey...
The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as...
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
Language is the dress of thought.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.
For sorrow there is no remedy provided by nature; it is often occasioned by accidents...
Praise is so pleasing to the mind of man that it is the original of...
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has...
Those who are in the power of evil habits must conquer them as they can;...
With Heaven's aid I have conquered for you a huge empire. But my life was...
If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
The Framers [of the Constitution] knew that free speech is the friend of change and...
Habit is everything, even in love.
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of...
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.