Avarice Is Always Poor. -- Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
Avarice is always poor.
-- Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
Avarice is always poor, but poor by her own fault. -- Johnso
Dictionaries are like watches, the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.
Samuel Johnson ['Boswell's Life of', 1784]...
Round numbers are always false. -- Samuel Johnso
Round Numbers are always false. -- Samuel Johnso
Avarice: generally the last passion of those lives of which the first part has been squandered in pleasure, and the second devoted to ambition.
-- Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)...
Example is always more effacious than precept. Samuel Johnson [letter, 1859]
Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue that is always respected, even when it is associated with vice.
-- Samuel Johnso...
Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife
he is always proud of himself as the source of it. -- Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)...
Language is the dress of thought. -- Samuel Johnso