Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Things don't go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give...
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking...
It is no less a proof of eminence to have many enemies than many friends
In order that all men may be taught to speak the truth, it is necessary...
Read over your compositions, and when you meet a passage which you think is particularly...
The triumph of hope over experience
Courage is reckoned the greatest of all virtues; because, unless a man has that virtue,...
The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write....
It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
Of the blessings set before you make your choice, and be content.
Those who are in the power of evil habits must conquer them as they can;...
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
A patriot is he whose public conduct is regulated by one single motive, the love...
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
At seventy-seven it is time to be in earnest.
Wise married women don't trouble themselves about infidelity in their husbands
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Every error in human conduct must arise from ignorance in ourselves, either perpetual or temporary;...
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens
Well-being and happiness never appeared to me as an absolute aim. I am even inclined...