From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
Merit is much more cheaply acknowledged than rewarded
Actions are visible, though motives are secret
Slavery is now no where more patiently endured, than in countries once inhabited by the...
He that will enjoy the brightness of sunshine, must quit the coolness of the shade.
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures
To prevent evil is the great end of government, the end for which vigilance and...
Worth seeing? yes; but not worth going to see
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has...
He that has once concluded it lawful to resist power, when it wants merit, will...
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his...
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking...
I have found men to be more kind than I expected, and less just.
Large offers and sturdy rejections are among the most common topics of falsehood
Every man wishes to be wise, and they who cannot be wise are almost always...
How can children credit the assertions of parents, which their own eyes show them to...
I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a...
To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties...
And say my glory was I had such friends.
Love is what makes you smile when you're tired.