To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Self Pity Quotes
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to...
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be...
It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so...
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and...
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward...
Before marriage a woman is pensive, after marriage, expensive
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are...
The inevitable consequence of poverty is dependence
Marriage is the best state for man in general, and every man is a worst...
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.
Those that have loved longest love best.
Money confounds subordination.
When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land.
Money confounds subordination
Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
A poem begins with a lump in the throat
But for a few phrases from his letters and an odd line or two of...
I'd rather lose myself in passion than lose my passion.