"Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Samuel Johnson on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Samuel Johnson on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Samuel Johnson on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Samuel Johnson on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."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."