The endearing elegance of female friendship.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
Every man is prompted by the love of himself to imagine that he possesses some...
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
The future is purchased by the present.
The purpose of a writer is to be read, and the criticism which would destroy...
He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
Players, Sir! I look upon them as no better than creatures set upon tables and...
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short...
A patriot is he whose public conduct is regulated by one single motive, the love...
There are goods so opposed that we cannot seize both, but, by too much prudence,...
Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and...
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love,...
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present
Necessity may render a doubtful act innocent, but it cannot make it praiseworthy
It is great happiness to be praised by them who are most praiseworthy.