Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance
Ignorance, when it is voluntary, is criminal; and he may be properly charged with evil...
The vanity of being known to be trusted with a secret is generally one of...
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the...
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
At seventy-seven it is time to be in earnest.
Do not hope wholly to reason away your troubles; do not feed them with attention,...
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Justice is indispensably and universally necessary, and what is necessary must always be limited, uniform,...
It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward...
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
The great source of pleasure is variety
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of...
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to...
You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do...
Large offers and sturdy rejections are among the most common topics of falsehood
You've got to love this business. You have to be able to take rejection.
Rejection is God's way of saying 'Wrong direction.'