There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Men hate more steadily than they love; and if I have said something to hurt...
Your aspirations are your possibilities.
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently...
In the decline of life shame and grief are of short duration; whether it be...
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted...
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Fraud and falsehood only dread examination. Truth invites it.
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
Judgment is forced upon us by experience
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the...
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
To fix the thoughts by writing, and subject them to frequent examinations and reviews, is...
Language is the dress of thought.
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance
Try and fail, but don't fail to try.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men...
Both hands... Now use both hands. Oh no, don't close your eyes.