We must take our friends as they are.
What an insignificant life is this which I am now leading!
The man who stops making new friends eventually will have none.
I have found you an argument; I am not obliged to find you an understanding.
He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.
A good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.
It is not every man who can be exquisitely miserable, any more than exquisitely happy.
I suppose no person ever enjoyed with more relish the infusion of this fragrant leaf than did Johnson.
A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself.