Samuel Johnson Quotes

In all pointed sentences, some degree of accuracy must be sacrificed to conciseness.

I can’t drink a little, therefore I never touch it. Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.

Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.

The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals of absence.