To be free it is not enough to beat the system, one must beat the system every day.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
Pleasure itself is not a vice
Whatever is attempted without previous certainty of success, may be considered as a project, and...
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
That man (Lord Lyttelton) sat down to write a book, to tell the world what...
Avarice is always poor
To wipe all tears from off all faces is a task too hard for mortals;...
The advice that is wanted is commonly not welcome and that which is not wanted,...
A vow is a snare for sin
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of...
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few...
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
The most fatal disease of friendship is gradual decay, or dislike hourly increased by causes...
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what...