When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Money confounds subordination
When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is, how much...
The people is a very heterogeneous and confused mass of the wealthy and the poor,...
Disease is a physical process that generally begins that equality which death completes
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Inconsistencies cannot both be right; but, imputed to man, they may both be true
Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful...
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense....
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
It is natural for every man uninstructed to murmur at his condition, because, in the...
It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy,...
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has...
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
Where there is no hope there can be no endeavor
Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the...
Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die
Without knowing the cause of illness, any treatment must be considered a guess.
In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.