Dictionaries are like watches, the worst is better than none and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Those that have loved longest love best.
I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a...
Inconsistencies cannot both be right; but, imputed to man, they may both be true
No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.
A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting...
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Worth seeing? yes; but not worth going to see
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and the unhappiest of all mortals...
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in...
The mind is seldom quickened to very vigorous operations but by pain, or the dread...
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the...
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language
I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government other...
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Truth allows no choice
The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he...
We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.