The endearing elegance of female friendship.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
The purpose of a writer is to be read, and the criticism which would destroy...
My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
I have always said, the first Whig was the Devil~
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the...
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
No government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. There is a...
Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
He is no wise man that will quit a certainty for an uncertainty
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short...
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression.
I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the...
It is dangerous for mortal beauty, or terrestrial virtue, to be examined by too strong...
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is...
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades...
Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book...
The happiest people are those who think the most interesting thoughts. Those who decide to...
Perversity is the muse of modern literature
A poem begins with a lump in the throat