That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm, quiet interchange of sentiments
Quote by Samuel Johnson
The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed...
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is, how much...
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short...
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.
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be...
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
Every man is prompted by the love of himself to imagine that he possesses some...
Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation...
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking
The man whose genius qualifies him for great undertakings must at least be content to...
Reason and truth will prevail at last
Those that have loved longest love best.
Did you ever walk in a room and forget why you walked in? I think...
Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is...