That we must all die, we always knew; I wish I had remembered it sooner.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Parents and children seldom act in concert: each child endeavours to appropriate the esteem or...
Actions are visible, though motives are secret
Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue, that it is always respected, even...
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language
No man was ever great by imitation.
Dogs have not the power of comparing. A dog will take a small piece of...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the...
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance
In travelling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful...
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades...
The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put...
Ignorance, when it is voluntary, is criminal; and he may be properly charged with evil...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.