There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
As peace is the end of war, it is the end, likewise, of preparations for...
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
Treating your adversary with respect is striking soft in battle.
I have no more pleasure in hearing a man attempting wit and failing, than in...
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last
Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels...
Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor.
Things don't go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give...
Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying...
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting...
Wise married women don't trouble themselves about infidelity in their husbands
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance
It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be...
Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Through others we become ourselves.
Imitation is at least 50 percent of the creative process