It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Money confounds subordination.
A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with...
The law is the last result of human wisdom acting upon human experience for the...
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Treating your adversary with respect is striking soft in battle.
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
Slavery is now no where more patiently endured, than in countries once inhabited by the...
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
There is nothing more fatal to a man whose business is to think than to...
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
Justice is indispensably and universally necessary, and what is necessary must always be limited, uniform,...
I should as soon think of contradicting a bishop
I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know...
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted...
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how...
Nobody can write the life of a man but those who have eat and drunk...
Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed.