All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as...
Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already...
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
Your aspirations are your possibilities.
Hope is itself a species of happiness and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world...
Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you...
Language is the dress of thought.
The man whose genius qualifies him for great undertakings must at least be content to...
The basis of all excellence is truth: he that professes love ought to feel its...
Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey...
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with...
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.
There are few doors through which liberality, joined with good humor, cannot find its way.
Those who have no power to judge of past times but by their own, should...
I doubt if any of them would even intentionally double-park.
Never doubt that you can change history. You already have.