Though the discoveries or acquisitions of man are not always adequate to the expectations of his pride, they are at least sufficient to animate his industry
Quote by Samuel Johnson
No man was ever great by imitation.
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
Nudists are people who wear one-button suits
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but, one is...
He is no wise man that will quit a certainty for an uncertainty
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never...
If you would shut up any man with any woman, so as to make them...
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and...
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it...
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
Beauty lies in the hands of the beerholder
Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die
Actions are visible, though motives are secret
The advice that is wanted is commonly not welcome and that which is not wanted,...
The longer we live, and the more we think, the higher value we learn to...
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of...