A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Ignorance, when it is voluntary, is criminal; and he may be properly charged with evil...
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them...
Inconsistencies cannot both be right; but, imputed to man, they may both be true
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to...
That kind of life is most happy which affords us most opportunities of gaining our...
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
A man will turn over half a library to make one book
He that is pushing his predecessors into the gulf of obscurity, cannot but sometimes suspect,...
He that will enjoy the brightness of sunshine, must quit the coolness of the shade.
Men know that women are an over-match for them, and therefore they choose the weakest...
All theory is against the freedom of the will; all experience for it
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it...
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition.
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are...
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is...
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.