So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the necessity of doing something.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
The inevitable consequence of poverty is dependence
All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to...
In travelling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket;...
Worth seeing? yes; but not worth going to see
I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government other...
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them...
You can't be in politics unless you can walk in a room and know in...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language
The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
Before marriage a woman is pensive, after marriage, expensive
You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not - silence is the...
Parents and children seldom act in concert: each child endeavours to appropriate the esteem or...
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
There is nothing more fatal to a man whose business is to think than to...
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm...