To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our reach, is the great art of life.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few...
You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir,...
I would consent to have a limb amputated to recover my spirits
Scarcely any degree of judgment is sufficient to restrain the imagination from magnifying that on...
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
Nobody can write the life of a man but those who have eat and drunk...
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Dr Blair . . . asked . . . whether he thought any man of...
Treating your adversary with respect is striking soft in battle.
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short...
Slavery is now no where more patiently endured, than in countries once inhabited by the...
Time quickly puts an end to artificial and accidental fame
He is no wise man that will quit a certainty for an uncertainty
What is easy is seldom excellent.
Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not...
An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere.
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief. Do justly, now. Love...