ESSAY -- A loose sally of the mind an irregular indigested piece not a regular and orderly composition.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
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Samuel Johnson Quotes
You teach your daugthers the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say.
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance.
Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.
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.
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.
I try to treat all the money I'm making like it's the last time I'm going to make it.
My humanitarian work evolved from being with my family. My mom, my dad, they really set a great example for giving back. My mom was a nurse, my dad was a school teacher. But my mom did a lot of things for geriatrics and elderly people. She would do home visits for free.
I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.
To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
I would love to play 'Funny Girl' or 'Evita,' but I idolize the women who have played those parts. I don't know if there needs to be another version of those shows.
We heed no instincts but our own.