(●´∀`)ノ♡ try 1ClickGram.com download instagram videos and photos

If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair.


Samuel Johnson

  Email Quote to Friends   Link to Quote   Create Short URL  Publish Text About This Quote   Share on Facebook, Twitter, and more
  See Recommended Quotes For You

Related

If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Friendship, 'the wine of life,' said Boswell, should, like a well-stocked cellar, be thus continuall...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; if he does not love solitude, he will not love fre...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as ...
ALFRED ADLER
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as ...
ALFRED ADLER
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as ...
ALFRED ADLER
There is a Law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few years it should be as natural ...
ALFRED ADLER
A Man is Man if knowingly he advances towards his defeat.
PREM PRASAD SHARMA
One man alone can not change things, if this is what he tells himself, but a man who tells himself h...
RYAN THACKER
If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of...
JAMES A. MICHENER
If a man does not love his work, he will definitely lose it
SUNDAY ADELAJA
If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of...
JAMES A. MICHENER
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does...
CHIEF SEATTLE
Every man should lose a battle in his youth, so he does not lose a war when he is old.
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
God is not some lesser employee, as many try to make Him out to be: rather He is the ultimate Treasu...
CRISS JAMI
Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he do...
CHIEF SEATTLE
A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire: not too near, lest he burn; nor too f...
ALBERT PIKE
A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose to the grindstone.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
A man who denies his past is a man who truly denies himself a future, for he refuses to know himself...
TOBSHA LEARNER
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
PLATO
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find pe...
ALBERT SCHWEITZER
Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.
ALBERT SCHWEITZER
A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
What a man has made himself he will be; his state is the result of his past life, and his heaven or ...
CATHERINE CROWE
A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Treat a man as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he could be, and he will become wh...
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
Every man is a hero if he strives more for others than for himself alone.
LLOYD ALEXANDER
Every man should believe in something. If not..he would doubt everything, even himself.
TOBA BETA
The poor man shuddered, overflowed with an angelic joy; he declared in his transport that this would...
VICTOR HUGO
Anything a man says in his field of study should not be amazing_ if he doesn't know, who will?
KIMTO OCHE EMMANUEL
Treat a man as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he could be, and he will become wh...
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
Every man should believe in something.
If not..
he would doubt everything, even himself.
TOBA BETA
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Anything a man says in his field of study should not be amazing_ if he doesn't know, who will?
KIMTO OCHE EMMANUEL
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all. It is grossly selfish to require of one'...
OSCAR WILDE
A man does not make his destiny: he accepts it or denies it.
URSULA K. LE GUIN
No man voluntarily expresses his opinion without some intent to make a difference, and even if he do...
CRISS JAMI
A strong man does not succumb to pressures, he knows that without pressures he will not find pleasur...
JAACHYNMA N.E. AGU
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life: he is to furnish, watch, sh...
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
Why does man not see things? He is himself standing in the way: he conceals things.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
A man must fortify himself and understand that a wise man who yields to laziness or anger or passion...
APOLLONIUS OF TYANA
There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself.
GEORGE ELIOT
I believe that if a man does a job as well as a woman, he should be paid as much.
CELESTE HOLM
Man becomes greater in proportion to knowing himself and his faculties. Let him become conscious of ...
FELIX E. SCHELLING
There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself.
T.S. ELIOT
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, sh...
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life: he is to furnish, watch, ...
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
Don't marry a rich man. Marry a good man. He will spend his life trying to keep you happy. No rich m...
STANESS JONEKOS
If a man is not sure of his future, he should consciously adjust his thinking.
DUOP CHAK WUOL
Man cannot possess anything as long as he fears death. But to him who does not fear it, everything b...
LEO TOLSTOY
No man is beaten until his hope is annihilated, his confidence gone. As long as a man faces life hop...
ORISON SWETT MARDEN
No man is beaten until his hope is annihilated, his confidence gone, As long as a man faces life hop...
ORISON SWETT MARDEN
My granddad always said he wanted to make me an England player. As soon as I went on to that pitch a...
DAVID DUNN
A man really determines himself by what he does.
VIN SCULLY
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.
NAPOLEON HILL
No man is obliged to do as much as he can do. A man is to have part of his life to himself.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
He is a man of integrity. I have taken him at his word that he does not have an ideological agenda a...
PATRICK LEAHY
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and
he wi...
STEPHEN R. COVEY
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property
THOMAS JEFFERSON
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Each man must have his ''I''; it is more necessary to him than bread; and if he does not find scope ...
CHARLES HORTON COOLEY
Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.
JOHN C. MAXWELL
Each man must have his I; it is more necessary to him than bread; and if he does not find scope for ...
CHARLES HORTON COOLEY
Treat a man as he appears to be, and you make him worse. But treat a man as if he were what he poten...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul...
G.K. CHESTERTON
The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul...
GILBERT K. CHESTERTON
A man should first direct himself in the way he should go. Only then should he instruct others.
BUDDHA
Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man doe...
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
A man should first direct himself in the way he should go. Only then should he instruct others.
BUDDHA
He who does not reflect his life back to God in gratitude does not know himself.
ALBERT SCHWEITZER
Nicolai, the Dark Seducer as his people called him, had been in bed, but not alone. He was never alo...
GENA SHOWALTER
That man is great, and he alone, Who serves a greatness not his own, For neither praise nor pe...
LORD LYTTON (EDWARD ROBERT BULWER LYTTON) ("OWEN MEREDITH")
He accepts life in all its facets, in all its climates and colors. He alone does not choose he accep...
OSHO
The envious man thinks that if his neighbor breaks a leg, he will be able to walk better himself.
HELMUT SCHOECK
I find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look for...
WILLIAM ERNEST HOCKING
I find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look f...
WILLIAM ERNEST HOCKING
Every man at some point in his life needs to be tested so he can find out if he’s a righteous man ...
DANNIKA DARK
The envious man thinks that if his neighbor breaks a leg, he will be able to walk better himself
HELMUT SCHOECK
If a man had as many ideas during the day as he does when he has insomnia, he would make a fortune.
GRIFF NIBLACK
If a person does not fulfill his calling he will lose purpose in life
SUNDAY ADELAJA
If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.
ALBERT SCHWEITZER
No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full fortune with impatience he desires mo...
JEREMY TAYLOR
The good man is he who rules himself as he does his own property: his autonomous being is modelled o...
THEODOR ADORNO
If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on.
IMMANUEL KANT
Man does find in Nature deliverance from himself, oblivion of his past, with peace and purity!
GEORGE A. SMITH
If you can control a man's thinking, you do not have to worry about his actions. When you determine ...
GEORGE G. WOODSON
Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.
WILLIAM HAZLITT
A man must know his destiny… if he does not recognize it, then he is lost. By this I mean, once, t...
GEORGE S. PATTON JR.
Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part
WILLIAM HAZLITT
A man must know his destiny… if he does not recognize it, then he is lost. By this I mean, once, tw...
GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON
A man must know his destiny… if he does not recognize it, then he is lost. By this I mean, once, t...
GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON
A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door
CONFUCIUS
Man is a make-believe animal -- he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.
WILLIAM HAZLITT

More Samuel Johnson

Grief is a species of idleness.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
You must have taken great pains, sir; you could not naturally been so very stupid.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and, instead of thinking how things ma...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I had rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I would rather be attacked than unnoticed. For the worst thing you can do to an author is to be sile...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Poverty is often concealed in splendor, and often in extravagance. It is the task of many people to ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagre...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Nobody can write the life of a man but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Turn on the prudent ant thy heedful eyes. Observe her labors, sluggard, and be wise.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
What provokes your risibility, Sir? Have I said anything that you understand? Then I ask pardon of t...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I hate mankind, for I think of myself as one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associates are little.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Truth, Sir, is a cow which will yield such people no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bul...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly beco...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Small debts are like small gun shot; they are rattling around us on all sides and one can scarcely e...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense. He whom natur...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I would rather be attacked than unnoticed. For the worst thing you can do to an author is to be sile...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
We are inclined to believe those whom we don not know because they have never deceived us.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered but a general effect of ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It seems not more reasonable to leave the right of printing unrestrained, because writers may be aft...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Sir, you have but two topics, yourself and me. I am sick of both.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as m...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The trade of advertising is now so near perfection that it is not easy to propose any improvement. B...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Were it not for imagination a man would be as happy in arms of a chambermaid as of a duchess.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Patron: One who countenances, supports or protects. Commonly a wretch who supports with insolence, a...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
No man is much regarded by the rest of the world. He that considers how little he dwells upon the co...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in driving briskly in a post...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The mind is refrigerated by interruption; the thoughts are diverted from the principal subject; the ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
We love to overlook the boundaries which we do not wish to pass.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, toil, envy, want, and patron.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Some people wave their dogmatic thinking until their own reason is entangled.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o clock is a scoundrel.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades t...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Avarice is generally the last passion of those lives of which the first part has been squandered in ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the so...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
As to the rout that is made about people who are ruined by extravagance, it is no matter to the nati...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
They teach the morals of a whore, and the manners of a dancing master.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
There are charms made only for distance admiration.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It is easy to talk of sitting at home contented, when others are seeing or making shows. But not to ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The highest panegyric, therefore, that private virtue can receive, is the praise of servants.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill ... Great works are performed, not by strength, but...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I have thought of a pulley to raise me gradually; but that would give me pain, as it would counterac...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Controversies merely speculative are of small importance in themselves, however they may have someti...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Feast of Lucy, Martyr at Syracuse, 304 Commemoration of Samuel Johnson, Writer, Moralist, 1784 ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Feast of Lucy, Martyr at Syracuse, 304 Commemoration of Samuel Johnson, Writer, Moralist, 1784 It...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Easter Almighty and everlasting God, Who hast preserved me by Thy fatherly care through all the ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Fraud and falsehood only dread examination. Truth invites it.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Without economy none can be rich, and with it few will be poor.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
A man would rather have a hundred lies told of him than one truth which he does not wish should be k...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
If a madman were to come into this room with a stick in his hand, no doubt we should pity the state ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Fanatical religion driven to a certain point is almost as bad as none at all, but not quite.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I wish there were some cure, like the lover's leap, for all heads of which some single idea has obt...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. Happiness consists in t...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attai...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give, for we that live to please, must please to live.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
He is no wise man who will quit a certainty for an uncertainty.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Every other enjoyment malice may destroy; every other panegyric envy may withhold; but no human powe...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
No government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. There is a remedy in human nature ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach, and eve...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I sho...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It is the doom of laziness and gluttony to be inactive without ease, and drowsy without tranquility.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Patriotism having become one of our topicks, Johnson suddenly uttered, in a strong determined tone, ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into jail; for being in a ship is ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
SAMUEL JOHNSON
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to dilige...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship i...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I like a good hater.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Ignorance, madam, pure ignorance.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I know not, Madam, that you have a right, upon moral principles, to make your readers suffer so much...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over ha...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Language is the only instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purc...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from inclination.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Whatever you have spend less.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Politics are now nothing more than means of rising in the world. With this sole view do men engage i...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man endeavors with his ut...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so much falseho...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is, how much has been escaped.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely be escaped withou...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It is difficult to conjecture, from the conduct of him whom we see in a low condition, how he would ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
If in an actor there appears an utter vacancy of meaning, a frigid equality, a stupid languor, a tor...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I'll come no more behind your scenes, David; for the silk stockings and white bosoms of your actress...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Do it now. You become successful the moment you start moving toward a worthwhile goal.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
He that applauds him who does not deserve praise, is endeavoring to deceive the public; he that hiss...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I have heard him assert, that a tavern chair was the throne of human felicity
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Beauty has often overpowered the resolutions of the firm, and the reasonings of the wise, roused the...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Tea's proper use is to amuse the idle, and relax the studious, and dilute the full meals of those wh...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it posses...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
No weakness of the human mind has more frequently incurred animadversion, than the negligence with w...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
You can never be wise unless you love reading.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
A man who uses a great many words to express his meaning is like a bad marksman who, instead of aimi...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Sir, I did not count your glasses of wine, why should you number up my cups of tea?
SAMUEL JOHNSON
We are easily shocked by crimes which appear at once in their full magnitude, but the gradual growth...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Money and time are the heaviest burdens in life: and among mortals, those who are most unhappy are t...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
He that suffers the slightest breach in his morality can seldom tell what shall enter it, or how wid...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
They teach the morals of a whore, and the manners of a dancing-master
SAMUEL JOHNSON
In sovereignty there are no gradations
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The pleasure of expecting enjoyment is often greater than that of obtaining it, and the completion o...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It is generally known, that he who expects much will be often disappointed; yet disappointment seldo...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
He that is pushing his predecessors into the gulf of obscurity, cannot but sometimes suspect, that h...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Words are but the signs of ideas.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals of absence
SAMUEL JOHNSON
My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissio...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Friendship is a union of spirits, a marriage of hearts, and the bond there of virtue
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Oats. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Like an image in a dream the world is troubled by love, hatred, and other poisons. So long as the dr...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
A tavern chair is the throne of human felicity.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
AS THEY SAY, here today, Enron tomorrow.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Frugality may be termed the daughter of Prudence, the sister of Temperance, and the parent of Libert...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It is thus that mutual cowardice keeps us in peace. Were one half of mankind brave and one cowards, ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I live in the crowds of jollity, not so much to enjoy company as to shun myself.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
All theory is against the freedom of the will, all experience for it.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
What is easy is seldom excellent.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The triumph of hope over experience
SAMUEL JOHNSON
In all evils which admit a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it wastes that time and att...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Disease is a physical process that generally begins that equality which death completes.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Commemoration of Samuel Seabury, First Anglican Bishop in North America, 1796 [Dr. Johnson to a Q...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and the world t...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a slight bow or cursory...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely be escaped withou...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The appearance and retirement of actors are the great events of the theatrical world; and their firs...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The commercial world is very frequently put into confusion by the bankruptcy of merchants, that assu...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It was not for me to bandy civilities with my Sovereign
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Long-expected one and twenty, / Lingering year at length is flown.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
A man will turn over half a library to make one book
SAMUEL JOHNSON
There is no private house in which people can enjoy themselves so well as at a capital tavern... No,...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals are those who ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but by ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present
SAMUEL JOHNSON
She no more thought of the play out of which her part was taken, than a shoemaker thinks of the skin...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
There is scarcely any writer who has not celebrated the happiness of rural privacy, and delighted hi...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
[C]ourage is reckoned the greatest of all virtues; because, unless a man has that virtue, he has no ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give. For we that live to please, must please to live.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of passing life...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with hims...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The world is like a grand staircase, some are going up and some are going down.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
If I have said something to hurt a man once, I shall not get the better of this by saying many thing...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Much may be made of a Scotchman, if he be caught young.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It is the only sensual pleasure without vice.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Man is not weak; knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Knowledge always demands increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external age...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upo...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Language is only the instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas: I wish, however, t...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
To act from pure benevolence is not possible for finite human beings, Human benevolence is mingled w...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
I have found men to be more kind than I expected, and less just.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Sir, he was dull in company, dull in his closet, dull everywhere. He was dull in a new way, and that...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Sir, a man may be so much of everything, that he is nothing of anything.
SAMUEL JOHNSON