He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently...
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
I have always said, the first Whig was the Devil~
A jest breaks no bones
Actions are visible, though motives are secret
Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey...
You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do...
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful...
Time quickly puts an end to artificial and accidental fame
Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor.
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
Never, my dear Sir, do you take it into your head that I do not...
Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed.
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
In all pleasure hope is a considerable part
If our aim is to praise, we should forget to criticize; if our aim is...
If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.
A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight...