Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere.
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
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No man heartily hates him at who he can laugh
Money confounds subordination
Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does...
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness...
Everything that enlarges the sphere of human powers, that shows man he can do what...
To us, who are regaled every morning and evening with intelligence, and are supplied from...
He that hopes to look back hereafter with satisfaction upon past years must learn to...
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth.
By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing...
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done,...
From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise
Reason and truth will prevail at last
Those who do not feel pain seldom think that it is felt
So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the...
Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
No man was ever great by imitation.