The law is the last result of human wisdom acting upon human experience for the benefit of the public
Quote by Samuel Johnson
At seventy-seven it is time to be in earnest.
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.
To a poet nothing can be useless
What makes all doctrines plain and clear? About two hundred pounds a year. And that...
Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed.
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some...
He that is pushing his predecessors into the gulf of obscurity, cannot but sometimes suspect,...
This mournful truth is ev'rywhere confess'd,- Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...
I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government other...
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done,...
The great source of pleasure is variety
Pride is a vice, which pride itself inclines every man to find in others, and...
Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in...
The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals...
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man, and diversity will...