There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of passing life with an amiable woman.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
He is no wise man that will quit a certainty for an uncertainty
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
The law is the last result of human wisdom acting upon human experience for the...
Love is only one of many passions.
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it...
Truth allows no choice
To wipe all tears from off all faces is a task too hard for mortals;...
For sorrow there is no remedy provided by nature; it is often occasioned by accidents...
The man whose genius qualifies him for great undertakings must at least be content to...
The duty of criticism is neither to depreciate nor dignify by partial representations, but to...
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some...
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
It is better to live rich than to die rich.
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the...
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things...