Statesman all over, in plots famous grown, He mouths a sentence, as curs mouth a bone.
Quote by Charles Churchill
Genius is nothing more than inflamed enthusiasm.
Patience is sorrow's salve.
To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame; to copy faults is want of sense
Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.
Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.
Keep up appearances; there lies the test. The world will give thee credit for the...
The best things carried to excess are wrong.
Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the...
Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.
Genius is of no country; her pure ray / Spreads all abroad, as general as...
Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still.
Genius is of no country.
The danger chiefly lies in acting well; no crime's so great as daring to excel.
Genius is independent of situation.
It can't be Nature, for it is not sense.