There are charms made only for distant admiration.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Before marriage a woman is pensive, after marriage, expensive
The people is a very heterogeneous and confused mass of the wealthy and the poor,...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
To fix the thoughts by writing, and subject them to frequent examinations and reviews, is...
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love,...
Those who are in the power of evil habits must conquer them as they can;...
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it...
I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to...
It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward...
Those that have loved longest love best.
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth.
It seems not more reasonable to leave the right of printing unrestrained, because writers may...
Exercise is labor without weariness.
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to...
The future is purchased by the present.
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.