The people is a very heterogeneous and confused mass of the wealthy and the poor, the wise and the foolish, the good and the bad
Quote by Samuel Johnson
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm,...
Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the...
There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in...
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.
Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always...
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Every error in human conduct must arise from ignorance in ourselves, either perpetual or temporary;...
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
He that is pushing his predecessors into the gulf of obscurity, cannot but sometimes suspect,...
Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it...
In all pleasure hope is a considerable part
I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know...
Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.
Love is only one of many passions.
Round numbers are always false
The transfinite numbers are in a certain sense themselves new irrationalities and in fact in...
I heard you're good in algebra, can you replace my 'X' without asking 'Y?'