The mind is seldom quickened to very vigorous operations but by pain, or the dread of pain
Quote by Samuel Johnson
It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability.
The endearing elegance of female friendship.
Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the...
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
Disease is a physical process that generally begins that equality which death completes
He that hopes to look back hereafter with satisfaction upon past years must learn to...
Those that have loved longest love best.
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
How can children credit the assertions of parents, which their own eyes show them to...
To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.
Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part...
Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.