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
From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of...
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm,...
The appearance and retirement of actors are the great events of the theatrical world; and...
Dogs have not the power of comparing. A dog will take a small piece of...
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition.
Deviation from nature is deviation from happiness
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with...
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to...
Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor.
Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful...
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment
Beauty lies in the hands of the beerholder
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.
It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be...
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to...