You must know I equally hate lazy idleness and hurry.
The ancient poets are, indeed, by no means unexceptionable teachers of morality.
If it be reasonable to estimate the difficulty of any enterprise by frequent miscarriages, it may justly be concluded that it is not easy for a man to know himself.
At last I thought my solicitude at an end…
It is usual for men, engaged in the same pursuits, to be inquisitive after the conduct and fortune of each other.
For they can conquer who believe they can.
This is, indeed, a dictate, which, in the whole extent of its meaning, may be said to comprise all the speculation requisite to a moral agent
Of all authors, those who retail their labours in periodical sheets would be most unhappy.
Wit and Learning were the children of Apollo, by different mothers.