Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
What ills from beauty spring
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Reason and truth will prevail at last
To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.
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He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for youll be criticized anyway....