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
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Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.
Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
There is nothing more fatal to a man whose business is to think than to...
I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the...
A man will turn over half a library to make one book
To tell of disappointment and misery, to thicken the darkness of futurity, and perplex the...
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with...
A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority.
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present
The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
I am not so much inclined to wonder that marriage is sometimes unhappy, as that...
There are few doors through which liberality, joined with good humor, cannot find its way.
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
Give expression to the noble desires that lie in your heart.