The world is like a grand staircase, some are going up and some are going down.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
A man who uses a great many words to express his meaning is like a...
To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our...
Judgment is forced upon us by experience
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument
It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from inclination
Credulity is the common failing of inexperienced virtue; and he who is spontaneously suspicious may...
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
In all pleasure hope is a considerable part
Every error in human conduct must arise from ignorance in ourselves, either perpetual or temporary;...
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and...
He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious; and he that becomes suspicious will quickly...
You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not - silence is the...
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Of the blessings set before you make your choice, and be content.
Memory is the primary and fundamental power, without which there could be no other intellectual...
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
If ignorance were bliss, he'd be a blister
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing,...
Pride had rather out of the way than go behind
Stupidity - Quitters never win, winners never quit, but those who never win AND never...