The dearest things in the world are our neighbor's eyes; they cost everybody more than anything else in housekeeping.
Quote by Sydney Smith
That sign of old age, extolling the past at the expense of the present.
Praise is the best diet for us, after all
What you don't know would make a great book.
The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a...
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little...
What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and...
Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient
Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any one more important than that...
Heaven never helps the men who will not act.
Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support his life by tasteless food,...
My living in Yorkshire was so far out of the way, that it was eleven...
Heat, ma'am! it was so dreadful here, that I found there was nothing left for...
Poverty us no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for...
Mankind are always happy for having been happy; so that, if you make them happy...
Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach.
Live always in the best company when you read.
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is...
If something ever happened to you, I'd remember we made a friendship pact. Everybody knows...
Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.