You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not - silence is the sharper sword.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
A man will turn over half a library to make one book
Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.
Language is the dress of thought; and as the noblest mien or most graceful action...
The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals...
Little people do not wear well under either extremes of fortune
At seventy-seven it is time to be in earnest.
Nature is a hanging judge
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth.
Worth seeing? yes; but not worth going to see
For sorrow there is no remedy provided by nature; it is often occasioned by accidents...
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.
About the beginning of the seventeenth century appeared a race of writers that may be...
But the greater, far the greater number of those who rave and rail (against the...
Read over your compositions, and when you meet a passage which you think is particularly...
They make a rout about universal liberty, without considering that all that is to be...
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is...
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a...