The most fatal disease of friendship is gradual decay, or dislike hourly increased by causes too slender for complaint, and too numerous for removal.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
It seems not more reasonable to leave the right of printing unrestrained, because writers may...
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
Justice is indispensably and universally necessary, and what is necessary must always be limited, uniform,...
It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be...
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
To prevent evil is the great end of government, the end for which vigilance and...
Words are but the signs of ideas.
He that applauds him who does not deserve praise, is endeavoring to deceive the public;...
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
To be free it is not enough to beat the system, one must beat the...
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from...
Though the discoveries or acquisitions of man are not always adequate to the expectations of...
Deviation from nature is deviation from happiness
Example is always more efficacious than precept.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a...