He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Marriage is low down, but you spend the rest of your life paying for it.
I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to...
Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author
I soon found that wit, like every other power, has its boundaries; that its success...
Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels...
Men know that women are an over-match for them, and therefore they choose the weakest...
From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of 21, little did...
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope...
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
Hope is itself a species of happiness and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world...
Little people do not wear well under either extremes of fortune
What makes all doctrines plain and clear? About two hundred pounds a year. And that...
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The pleasure of expecting enjoyment is often greater than that of obtaining it, and the...
When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land.
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
Less of your courtesy and more of your purse