Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People that have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
Envy lies between two beings equal in nature though unequal in circumstances.
It is a difficult task to talk to the purpose, and to put life and perspicuity into our discourse.
The abuse of a thing is no argument against the use of it.
Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty gives way.
Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature; which one would think, might dispose us to modesty.
Belief gets in the way of learning.