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
Every man wishes to be wise, and they who cannot be wise are almost always...
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Fear is implanted in us as a preservative from evil but its duty, like that...
Controversies merely speculative are of small importance in themselves, however they may have sometimes heated...
When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land.
Melancholy, indeed, should be diverted by every means but drinking.
He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either...
You are much surer that you are doing good when you pay money to those...
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The triumph of hope over experience
As all error is meanness, it is incumbent on every man who consults his own...
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from...
You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do...
That we must all die, we always knew; I wish I had remembered it sooner.
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done,...