"Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Samuel Johnson on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Samuel Johnson on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Samuel Johnson on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Samuel Johnson on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Samuel Johnson on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."