As the mind must govern the hands, so in every society the man of intelligence must direct the man of labor.
Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
Contributed by: Zaady
I have found men more kind than I expected and less just.
Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
Source: Abyssinia. Rasselas. Chap. xiii.
Language is the dress of thought; every time you talk your mind is on parade.
Don't, Sir, accustom yourself to use big words for little matters.
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.
No two men can be half an hour together, but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other.
Source: Boswell’s Life of Johnson
Men hate more steadily than they love.
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
On Sir Joshua Reynolds's observing that the real character of a man was found out by his amusements. Yes, Sir, no man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.
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