Scarcely any degree of judgment is sufficient to restrain the imagination from magnifying that on which it is long detained
Quote by Samuel Johnson
I believe marriages would in general be as happy, and often more so, if they...
Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue, that it is always respected, even...
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.
Actions are visible, though motives are secret
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live
What is easy is seldom excellent.
Money confounds subordination
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does...
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they...
There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in...
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm,...
A fishing pole is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two...
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the...