When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of 21, little did I suspect that I should be at 49, what I now am.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
To let friendship die away by negligence and silence is certainly not wise. It is...
When a man says he had pleasure with a woman he does not mean conversation.
Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in...
Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man...
Pleasure itself is not a vice
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not...
Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
What signifies protesting so against flattery! when a person speaks well of one, it must...
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
If he does really think that there is no distinction between virtue and vice, why,...
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
Players, Sir! I look upon them as no better than creatures set upon tables and...
Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
Exercise is labor without weariness.
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it...