Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
More quotes by Samuel Johnson
No government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every form of government.
Our tastes greatly alter. The lad does not care for the child’s rattle, and the old man does not care for the young man’s whore.
More quotes about Wisdom
There are few virtues that the Poles do not possess and there are few errors they have ever avoided.
There is nothing you can say in answer to a compliment. I have been complimented myself a great many times, and they always embarrass me-I always feel that they have not said enough.
You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.
Wine gives a man nothing. It neither gives him knowledge nor wit; it only animates a man, and enables him to bring out what a dread of the company has repressed. It only puts in motion what had been locked up in frost.
Certainly, the mistakes that we male and female mortals make when we have our own way might fairly raise some wonder that we’re so fond of it.