The dearest things in the world are our neighbor's eyes; they cost everybody more than anything else in housekeeping.
Quote by Sydney Smith
Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient
My living in Yorkshire was so far out of the way, that it was eleven...
I never read a book before reviewing it - it prejudices a man so
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is...
Mankind are always happy for having been happy; so that, if you make them happy...
A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and...
What would life be without arithmetic, but a scene of horrors?
Whatever you are from nature, keep to it; never desert your own line of talent....
Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time.
Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support his life by tasteless food,...
Don't tell me of facts, I never believe facts; you know Canning said nothing was...
No man can ever end with being superior who will not begin with being inferior.
Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving...
It is safest to be moderately base - to be flexible in shame, and to...
Solitude cherishes great virtues and destroys little ones.
Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any one more important than that...
Heaven never helps the men who will not act.
I look upon Switzerland as an inferior sort of Scotland.
Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach.
Never talk for half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join...