Worth seeing? yes; but not worth going to see
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you...
Actions are visible, though motives are secret.
There are few doors through which liberality, joined with good humor, cannot find its way.
Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have...
Deviation from nature is deviation from happiness
I should as soon think of contradicting a bishop
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
They make a rout about universal liberty, without considering that all that is to be...
If our aim is to praise, we should forget to criticize; if our aim is...
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his...
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last
It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
There is nothing more fatal to a man whose business is to think than to...
There is scarcely any writer who has not celebrated the happiness of rural privacy, and...
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of...
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing...
Where there is no hope there can be no endeavor
What is difficulty? Only a word indicating the degree of strength requisite for accomplishing particular...
The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort.