Quotes

11 November 2014
If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in driving briskly in a post-chaise with a pretty woman.
11 November 2014
Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea.
11 November 2014
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
Wine makes a man better pleased with himself. I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others.... This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
11 November 2014
Nobody can write the life of a man but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him.
11 November 2014
Treating your adversary with respect is giving him an advantage to which he is not entitled.
11 November 2014
Attack is the reaction; I never think I have hit hard unless it rebounds.
11 November 2014
I am sorry I have not learnt to play at cards. It is very useful in life: it generates kindness, and consolidates society.
11 November 2014
If you were to read Richardson for the story, your impatience would be so much fretted that you would hang yourself. But you must read him for the sentiment.

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