To a poet nothing can be useless
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Of the blessings set before you make your choice, and be content.
Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o'clock is a scoundrel.
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing...
How can children credit the assertions of parents, which their own eyes show them to...
Avarice is always poor
In traveling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir,...
Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
There is no private house in which people can enjoy themselves so well as at...
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as...
Justice is indispensably and universally necessary, and what is necessary must always be limited, uniform,...
Courage is reckoned the greatest of all virtues; because, unless a man has that virtue,...
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will...
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man...
A little praise is not only merest justice but is beyond the purse of no...