If he does really think that there is no distinction between virtue and vice, why, Sir, when he leaves our houses let us count our spoons
Quote by Samuel Johnson
The animadversions of critics are commonly such as may easily provoke the sedatest writer to...
My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done,...
Politeness is one of those advantages which we never estimate rightly but by the inconvenience...
Men hate more steadily than they love; and if I have said something to hurt...
The great source of pleasure is variety
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted...
Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful...
No man heartily hates him at who he can laugh
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as...
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition.
Nudists are people who wear one-button suits
Actions are visible, though motives are secret.
The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love,...
No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.
Example is always more efficacious than precept.
I have no more pleasure in hearing a man attempting wit and failing, than in...
Scarcely any degree of judgment is sufficient to restrain the imagination from magnifying that on...
A real man has no tougher judge than himself
I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they...