The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered but a general effect of pleasing impression.
More quotes by Samuel Johnson
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again.
More quotes about Wisdom
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
It is generally a feminine eye that first detects the moral deficiencies hidden under the dear deceit of beauty.
When you’ve worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity, you do not slam it shut behind you. You reach back, and you give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed.
If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap, than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door.
The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as dreams, and dreams realities.
Stay at home in your mind. Don’t recite other people’s opinions. I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
At 70 years old, if I could give my younger self one piece of advice, It would be to use the phrase f**k off’ much more frequently.