The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking
Quote by Samuel Johnson
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying...
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.
It seems not more reasonable to leave the right of printing unrestrained, because writers may...
Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
Your aspirations are your possibilities.
Little people do not wear well under either extremes of fortune
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language
Attainment is followed by neglect, possession by disgust, and the malicious remark of the Greek...
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candour the injuries...
It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward...
The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as...
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without...
You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir,...
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures
Was it for this the clay grew tall?
Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.