A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization.
Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
Contributed by: Zaady
Tis better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
There is nothing too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am.
Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as a source of it.
To do nothing is in everyone's power.
Many falsehoods are passing into uncontradicted history.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
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