The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Marriage is low down, but you spend the rest of your life paying for it.
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until...
Disease is a physical process that generally begins that equality which death completes
I have found men to be more kind than I expected, and less just.
Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
The inevitable consequence of poverty is dependence
To us, who are regaled every morning and evening with intelligence, and are supplied from...
For sorrow there is no remedy provided by nature; it is often occasioned by accidents...
In travelling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
He that applauds him who does not deserve praise, is endeavoring to deceive the public;...
Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in...
The purpose of a writer is to be read, and the criticism which would destroy...
To love their country has been considered as virtue in men, whose love could not...
Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he...
The commercial world is very frequently put into confusion by the bankruptcy of merchants, that...
Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die
Most people in big companies are administered, not led. They are treated as personnel, not...
All healthy men have thought of their own suicide