Adversity leads us to think properly of our state, and so is most beneficial to us.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Players, Sir! I look upon them as no better than creatures set upon tables and...
Nudists are people who wear one-button suits
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to...
That we must all die, we always knew; I wish I had remembered it sooner.
You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not - silence is the...
To fix the thoughts by writing, and subject them to frequent examinations and reviews, is...
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done,...
He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious; and he that becomes suspicious will quickly...
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument
Where there is no hope there can be no endeavor
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own...
No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.
Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Disease is a physical process that generally begins that equality which death completes
The world is beautiful, but has a disease called man.
Even people who aren't sick may not have optimal wellness.