To tell of disappointment and misery, to thicken the darkness of futurity, and perplex the labyrinth of uncertainty, has been always a delicious employment of the poets
Quote by Samuel Johnson
He that has once concluded it lawful to resist power, when it wants merit, will...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth
Dictionaries are like watches, the worst is better than none and the best cannot be...
No man heartily hates him at who he can laugh
Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Marriage is low down, but you spend the rest of your life paying for it.
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge,...
Nudists are people who wear one-button suits
Exercise is labor without weariness.
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Read over your compositions, and when you meet a passage which you think is particularly...
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
Every man is prompted by the love of himself to imagine that he possesses some...
Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings...
I really like to have sweet people around me. I can't stand bad asses. There's...
Live your life and forget your age.
Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed...