To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few things that cannot be brought. It is the free gift of mankind, which must be deserved before it will be granted, and is at last…
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
You can't be in politics unless you can walk in a room and know in...
Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
When a man says he had pleasure with a woman he does not mean conversation.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is, how much...
Avarice is always poor
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir,...
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world...
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Truth allows no choice
He that applauds him who does not deserve praise, is endeavoring to deceive the public;...
Those that have loved longest love best.
Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted...
The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what...
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.