There are few doors through which liberality, joined with good humor, cannot find its way.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to...
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
A vow is a snare for sin
My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and...
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
It is a man's own fault, it is from want of use, if his mind...
If he does really think that there is no distinction between virtue and vice, why,...
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
In travelling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals...
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
To let friendship die away by negligence and silence is certainly not wise. It is...
It is no less a proof of eminence to have many enemies than many friends
Sometimes one is without the pleasure of playing. But when the silence of the audience...
The essence of pleasure is spontaneity