Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without...
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from...
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades...
The duty of criticism is neither to depreciate nor dignify by partial representations, but to...
When a man marries a widow his jealousies revert to the past: no man is...
Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
I would consent to have a limb amputated to recover my spirits
He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own...
The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket;...
The law is the last result of human wisdom acting upon human experience for the...
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
The vanity of being known to be trusted with a secret is generally one of...
He that will enjoy the brightness of sunshine, must quit the coolness of the shade.
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short...
Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.