"It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Samuel Johnson on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Samuel Johnson on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Samuel Johnson on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Samuel Johnson on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Samuel Johnson on Golda Meir
"There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex."
"Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed."
"If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair."
"Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth."
"The true art of memory is the art of attention."