Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Never, my dear Sir, do you take it into your head that I do not...
The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals...
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
Worth seeing? yes; but not worth going to see
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.
Deviation from nature is deviation from happiness
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
Exercise is labor without weariness.
The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.
The triumph of hope over experience
To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.
Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.