Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and therefore makes me uneasy; and I am angry with him who makes me uneasy.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they...
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part...
No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.
I soon found that wit, like every other power, has its boundaries; that its success...
It is generally known, that he who expects much will be often disappointed; yet disappointment...
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
A fishing pole is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of...
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
A patriot is he whose public conduct is regulated by one single motive, the love...
No degree of knowledge attainable by man is able to set him above the want...
You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do...
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
The future is purchased by the present.
Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present
Live with an ongoing, unending awareness of God's presence!
If one man praises you, a thousand will repeat the praise