There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of...
Language is the dress of thought.
Human life is everywhere a state in which much is to be endured, and little...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not...
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how...
If you would shut up any man with any woman, so as to make them...
To tell of disappointment and misery, to thicken the darkness of futurity, and perplex the...
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not...
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Language is the dress of thought; and as the noblest mien or most graceful action...
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted...
A jest breaks no bones
He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do...
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with...