Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Where there is no hope there can be no endeavor
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do...
Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
Marriage is low down, but you spend the rest of your life paying for it.
In traveling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
The people is a very heterogeneous and confused mass of the wealthy and the poor,...
Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings...
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
It is no less a proof of eminence to have many enemies than many friends
Every error in human conduct must arise from ignorance in ourselves, either perpetual or temporary;...
There is scarcely any writer who has not celebrated the happiness of rural privacy, and...
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done,...
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...
He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.