Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings...
The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but, one is...
Beauty lies in the hands of the beerholder
Your aspirations are your possibilities.
Those who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring...
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently...
The endearing elegance of female friendship.
The triumph of hope over experience
The basis of all excellence is truth: he that professes love ought to feel its...
Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor.
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without...
The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it...
It is no less a proof of eminence to have many enemies than many friends
No man was ever great by imitation.
Of the blessings set before you make your choice, and be content.
It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
Judgment is forced upon us by experience
When I was doing 'This Boy's Life' I wanted to be as old as Robert...
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity...
All men judge the acts of others by what they would have done themselves