The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
Round numbers are always false
The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as...
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is...
Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation
That we must all die, we always knew; I wish I had remembered it sooner.
Attainment is followed by neglect, possession by disgust, and the malicious remark of the Greek...
Every man is prompted by the love of himself to imagine that he possesses some...
Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
If he does really think that there is no distinction between virtue and vice, why,...
A man who uses a great many words to express his meaning is like a...
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our...
Never, my dear Sir, do you take it into your head that I do not...
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed...
I don't like that man. I'm going to have to get to know him better.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.