He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
That kind of life is most happy which affords us most opportunities of gaining our...
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment
Before marriage a woman is pensive, after marriage, expensive
Beauty lies in the hands of the beerholder
The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed...
Sir, we are a nest of singing birds
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some...
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted...
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
It is generally known, that he who expects much will be often disappointed; yet disappointment...
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
Do not hope wholly to reason away your troubles; do not feed them with attention,...
If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of...
It ain't so much the things we don't know that get us in trouble. It's...