The endearing elegance of female friendship.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.
Paradise Lost is a book that, once put down, is very hard to pick up...
Books that you carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are most...
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently...
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community,...
There are few doors through which liberality, joined with good humor, cannot find its way.
The commercial world is very frequently put into confusion by the bankruptcy of merchants, that...
Inconsistencies cannot both be right; but, imputed to man, they may both be true
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it...
Clear your mind of cant.
Language is the dress of thought.
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
Were it not for imagination, a man would be as happy in the arms of...
When forever becomes a place...when forever ceases to be just a word, when it ceases...
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but until they speak to the imagination, not...