When a man marries a widow his jealousies revert to the past: no man is as good as his wife says her first husband was
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily...
When a man says he had pleasure with a woman he does not mean conversation.
Hope is itself a species of happiness and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world...
But the greater, far the greater number of those who rave and rail (against the...
Books that you carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are most...
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...
Slavery is now no where more patiently endured, than in countries once inhabited by the...
Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases
Actions are visible, though motives are secret
What signifies protesting so against flattery! when a person speaks well of one, it must...
Players, Sir! I look upon them as no better than creatures set upon tables and...
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Pride is a vice, which pride itself inclines every man to find in others, and...
It is generally known, that he who expects much will be often disappointed; yet disappointment...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is...
There's nothing wrong with Southern California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure
Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.