The future is purchased by the present.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
I am not so much inclined to wonder that marriage is sometimes unhappy, as that...
How can children credit the assertions of parents, which their own eyes show them to...
Whatever is attempted without previous certainty of success, may be considered as a project, and...
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing...
Large offers and sturdy rejections are among the most common topics of falsehood
What makes all doctrines plain and clear? About two hundred pounds a year. And that...
Avarice is always poor
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
Those that have loved longest love best.
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of...
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Nobody can write the life of a man but those who have eat and drunk...
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is...
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it...
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
Those things that hurt, instruct.
Who over-refines his argument brings himself to grief