A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but, one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying...
An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere.
I have ever since (his wife's death) seemed to myself broken off from mankind; a...
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as...
To tell of disappointment and misery, to thicken the darkness of futurity, and perplex the...
You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not - silence is the...
No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of...
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them...
All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to...
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Dogs have not the power of comparing. A dog will take a small piece of...
Worth seeing? yes; but not worth going to see
Pleasure itself is not a vice
The uniformity of earth's life, more astonishing than its diversity, is accountable by the high...
Business before pleasure