Samuel Johnson Quotes.
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one’s self.
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the necessity of doing something.
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know deserves it, but I am afraid he is an attorney.
The happiest part of a man’s life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning.
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
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.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
The first step to greatness is to be honest.
The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as dreams, and dreams realities.
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.