Words are but the signs of ideas.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Love is only one of many passions.
Hope is itself a species of happiness and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world...
The duty of criticism is neither to depreciate nor dignify by partial representations, but to...
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
He that has once concluded it lawful to resist power, when it wants merit, will...
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
To preserve health is a moral and religious duty, for health is the basis of...
What signifies protesting so against flattery! when a person speaks well of one, it must...
Inconsistencies cannot both be right; but, imputed to man, they may both be true
While an author is yet living we estimate his powers by his worst performance, and...
Judgment is forced upon us by experience
The mind is seldom quickened to very vigorous operations but by pain, or the dread...
All theory is against the freedom of the will; all experience for it
Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not...
Actions are visible, though motives are secret.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts...
I don't tell just anyone if something is wrong. Sometimes people just ask what's up...