"Your manuscript is both good and original but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Samuel Johnson on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Samuel Johnson on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Samuel Johnson on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Samuel Johnson on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Samuel Johnson on Abraham Lincoln
"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."