Time quickly puts an end to artificial and accidental fame
Quote by Samuel Johnson
There is nothing more fatal to a man whose business is to think than to...
Books to judicious compilers, are useful; to particular arts and professions, they are absolutely necessary;...
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not...
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of...
The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket;...
The insolence of wealth will creep out
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
Wise married women don't trouble themselves about infidelity in their husbands
That kind of life is most happy which affords us most opportunities of gaining our...
Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call...
Reason and truth will prevail at last
Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend...
The future is purchased by the present.
Where there is no difficulty there is no praise
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
The present time is seldom able to fill desire or imagination with immediate enjoyment, and...
Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
I have found men to be more kind than I expected, and less just.