"It is dangerous for mortal beauty, or terrestrial virtue, to be examined by too strong a light. The torch of Truth shows much that we cannot, and all that we would not, see."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Samuel Johnson on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Samuel Johnson on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Samuel Johnson on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Samuel Johnson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Samuel Johnson on Winston Churchill
"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."