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
He is no wise man that will quit a certainty for an uncertainty
A man's greatest glory doesn't consist in never falling, but in rising every time he...
How can children credit the assertions of parents, which their own eyes show them to...
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
But the greater, far the greater number of those who rave and rail (against the...
Your aspirations are your possibilities.
Large offers and sturdy rejections are among the most common topics of falsehood
Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call...
A man will turn over half a library to make one book
It is peculiarly the business of a monitor to keep his own reputation untainted, lest...
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it...
Pleasure itself is not a vice
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm,...
The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as...
That kind of life is most happy which affords us most opportunities of gaining our...
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of...
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