Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels not its own happiness, but when it may be compared with the misery of others
Quote by Samuel Johnson
I hope I shall never be deterred from detecting what I think a cheat, by...
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Clear your mind of cant.
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance
He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but complains of...
What ills from beauty spring
Praise is so pleasing to the mind of man that it is the original of...
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority
Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candour the injuries...
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a...
Nudists are people who wear one-button suits
In order that all men may be taught to speak the truth, it is necessary...
Men hate more steadily than they love; and if I have said something to hurt...
To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man...
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
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Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call...
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.