” The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. “


” One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts. “


” Wine gives a man nothing… it only puts in motion what had been locked up in frost. “


” Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess. “


” It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done. “


” 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. “


” A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself, his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him. “


” Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed. “


” A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself. “



All 9 Samuel Johnson Quotes about Man in picture


The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
Wine gives a man nothing... it only puts in motion what had been locked up in frost.
Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess.
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done.
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.
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself, his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.

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