Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him; for where there is nothing but pure misery there never is any recourse to the mention of it.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Truth allows no choice
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
Books to judicious compilers, are useful; to particular arts and professions, they are absolutely necessary;...
The most fatal disease of friendship is gradual decay, or dislike hourly increased by causes...
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and the unhappiest of all mortals...
Time quickly puts an end to artificial and accidental fame
Self-love is often rather arrogant than blind; it does not hide our faults from ourselves,...
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
The future is purchased by the present.
My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.
There are goods so opposed that we cannot seize both, but, by too much prudence,...
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last
Merit is much more cheaply acknowledged than rewarded
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
Those that have loved longest love best.
In the decline of life shame and grief are of short duration; whether it be...
He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of...
And the men who hold high places must be the ones who start to mold...
Change is inevitable, growth is intentional.
Contentment is accepting the world as an imperfect place