The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Large offers and sturdy rejections are among the most common topics of falsehood
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily...
It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
Do not hope wholly to reason away your troubles; do not feed them with attention,...
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
When a man marries a widow his jealousies revert to the past: no man is...
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
No man heartily hates him at who he can laugh
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
Paradise Lost is a book that, once put down, is very hard to pick up...
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
Your aspirations are your possibilities.
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
In order that all men may be taught to speak the truth, it is necessary...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
Seek simplicity but distrust it
Trust is the deepest root of the human relationship tree and perhaps the only cherished...