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
How can children credit the assertions of parents, which their own eyes show them to...
Fraud and falsehood only dread examination. Truth invites it.
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
If you would shut up any man with any woman, so as to make them...
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from...
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are...
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
Reason and truth will prevail at last
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth.
For sorrow there is no remedy provided by nature; it is often occasioned by accidents...
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings...
Poverty is often concealed in splendor, and often in extravagance. It is the task of...
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.
No man was ever great by imitation.