The habit of looking on the bright side of every event is worth more than a thousand pounds a year.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
The natural progress of the works of men is from rudeness to convenience, from convenience...
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking
Politics are now nothing more than means of rising in the world. With this sole...
A woman of fortune being used the handling of money, spends it judiciously; but a...
I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the...
To let friendship die away by negligence and silence is certainly not wise. It is...
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
Love is only one of many passions.
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression.
By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing...
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short...
Reason and truth will prevail at last
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has...
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from inclination
He who marries for love without money has good nights and sorry days.
A man does not ask a woman to marry him because he wants to spend...