Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Time quickly puts an end to artificial and accidental fame
Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen
Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die
Marriage, Sir, is much more necessary to a man than to a woman; for he...
It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be...
Politeness is one of those advantages which we never estimate rightly but by the inconvenience...
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.
Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor.
No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present
I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the...
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are...
Dogs have not the power of comparing. A dog will take a small piece of...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment
Clear your mind of cant.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live
What signifies protesting so against flattery! when a person speaks well of one, it must...
Men are only as loyal as their options.
It is my indignant opinion that 90 percent of the moving pictures exhibited in America...