So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two people can be half an hour together, but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not...
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him...
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings...
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
The world is like a grand staircase, some are going up and some are going...
Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say it makes him...
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Parents and children seldom act in concert: each child endeavours to appropriate the esteem or...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
When a man marries a widow his jealousies revert to the past: no man is...
Reason and truth will prevail at last
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them...
A man will turn over half a library to make one book
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
It appears to me that in Ethics, as in all other philosophical studies, the difficulties...
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own...