Time quickly puts an end to artificial and accidental fame
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey...
It is natural for every man uninstructed to murmur at his condition, because, in the...
My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.
Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he...
Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people
Those that have loved longest love best.
Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say it makes him...
We owe few of the rules of writing to the acuteness of critics, who have...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so...
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Marriage is low down, but you spend the rest of your life paying for it.
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either...
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
Wine gives a man nothing... it only puts in motion what had been locked up...
Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have...
Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you...
The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.
My retirement plan is to find a shopping cart with good snow tires.