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
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to...
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them...
To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our...
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expenses
He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
Round numbers are always false
The endearing elegance of female friendship.
I have no more pleasure in hearing a man attempting wit and failing, than in...
All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to...
No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a...
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and the unhappiest of all mortals...
The appearance and retirement of actors are the great events of the theatrical world; and...
I don't believe in love at first sight because it means youre falling in love...
One should judge by appearance only: what is hidden should remain so