Human life is everywhere a state in which much is to be endured, and little to be enjoyed.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is...
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
Language is the dress of thought.
Advertisements are now so numerous that they are very negligently perused, and it is therefore...
Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without...
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will...
It is peculiarly the business of a monitor to keep his own reputation untainted, lest...
Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen
A woman of fortune being used the handling of money, spends it judiciously; but a...
To tell of disappointment and misery, to thicken the darkness of futurity, and perplex the...
Dogs have not the power of comparing. A dog will take a small piece of...
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with...
There are few doors through which liberality, joined with good humor, cannot find its way.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for...
Love is only one of many passions.
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.