Tag: Samuel Johnson

Class Struggle

“Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.” ~ Baltasar Gracian (1601 – 1658) Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it. ~ Samuel Johnson (1709…

Goals

“You must have long range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short range failures.” ~ Charles C. Noble Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. ~ Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784) Today’s Guyku Humans without goals, Are as directionless as, Ships without rudders.

Shyness

“You suppose you are the trouble, but you are the cure. You suppose that you are the lock on the door, but you are the key that opens it. It’s too bad that you want to be someone else. You don’t see your own face, your own beauty. Yet, no face is more beautiful than…