Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love,...
We owe to memory not only the increase of our knowledge, and our progress in...
When a man marries a widow his jealousies revert to the past: no man is...
The triumph of hope over experience
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.
From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with...
I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government other...
Claret is the liquor for boys; port, for men; but he who aspires to be...
To love their country has been considered as virtue in men, whose love could not...
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put...
The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
The great source of pleasure is variety
The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.
Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend...
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
Melancholy, indeed, should be diverted by every means but drinking.
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of...