The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
I have always said, the first Whig was the Devil~
Every error in human conduct must arise from ignorance in ourselves, either perpetual or temporary;...
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted...
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how...
Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Exercise is labor without weariness.
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
There are few doors through which liberality, joined with good humor, cannot find its way.
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
All I know about humor is that I don't know anything about it.