Sir, we are a nest of singing birds
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Politeness is one of those advantages which we never estimate rightly but by the inconvenience...
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Nature is a hanging judge
Praise is so pleasing to the mind of man that it is the original of...
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
Marriage is low down, but you spend the rest of your life paying for it.
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them...
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with...
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
Before marriage a woman is pensive, after marriage, expensive
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is...
Most vices may be committed very genteelly: a man may debauch his friend's wife genteelly:...
The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it...
Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue, that it is always respected, even...
Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor.
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
Politics are now nothing more than means of rising in the world. With this sole...
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding? (Job 12:12)
A library of wisdom, is more precious than all wealth, and all things that are...