The animadversions of critics are commonly such as may easily provoke the sedatest writer to some quickness of resentment and asperity of reply
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
I can't drink a little, therefore I never touch it. Abstinance is as easy for...
The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth
Example is always more efficacious than precept.
It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward...
The insolence of wealth will creep out
To prevent evil is the great end of government, the end for which vigilance and...
A fishing pole is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor.
The people is a very heterogeneous and confused mass of the wealthy and the poor,...
Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
All theory is against the freedom of the will; all experience for it
Those who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring...
Little people do not wear well under either extremes of fortune
Dr Blair . . . asked . . . whether he thought any man of...
The commercial world is very frequently put into confusion by the bankruptcy of merchants, that...
You can't pay enough money to... cure that feeling of being broken and confused.
Of all the icy blasts that blow on love, a request for money is the...