No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability.
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them...
Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking...
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
Human life is everywhere a state in which much is to be endured, and little...
The basis of all excellence is truth: he that professes love ought to feel its...
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will...
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth
He that applauds him who does not deserve praise, is endeavoring to deceive the public;...
The necessary connexion of representatives with taxes, seems to have sunk deep into many of...
Slavery is now no where more patiently endured, than in countries once inhabited by the...
This mournful truth is ev'rywhere confess'd,- Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd
To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.
Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o'clock is a scoundrel.
The triumph of hope over experience
For sorrow there is no remedy provided by nature; it is often occasioned by accidents...
I have always said, the first Whig was the Devil~
It is so stupid of modern civilization to have given up believing in the devil...
Wit thou well that I will not live long after thy days.