More From Samuel Johnson
- "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford."
- "Surely a long life must be somewhat tedious, since we are forced to call in so many trifling things to help rid us of our time, which will never return."
- "He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts."
More In Happiness
- "Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it."― William Feather
- "If you are kept in ignorance of the true way and permit yourself to rely upon and be guided by the opinion of imperfect man, you can never gain the riches that will bring you peace and lasting happiness."― Joseph Franklin Rutherford
- "Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources."― Herbert Spencer