Nature makes us poor only when we want necessaries, but custom gives the name of poverty to the want of superfluities
Quote by Samuel Johnson
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has...
The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket;...
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do...
Sir, we are a nest of singing birds
From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to...
Beauty lies in the hands of the beerholder
Poverty is often concealed in splendor, and often in extravagance. It is the task of...
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them...
There is nothing more fatal to a man whose business is to think than to...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
To tell of disappointment and misery, to thicken the darkness of futurity, and perplex the...
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.
A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
No man was ever great by imitation.