Piozzi quotes

- 10 of 10 Results
Dr. Calder [a Unitarian minister] said of Dr. [Samuel] Johnson on the publications of Boswell and Mrs. Piozzi, that he was like Ac ...
I would advise you Sir, to study algebra, if you are not already an adept in it: your head would be less muddy, and you will leave ...
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
Life must be filled up, and the man who is not capable of intellectual pleasures must content himself with such as his senses can ...
Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for ...
Solitude is dangerous to reason, without being favourable to virtue.... Remember that the solitary mortal is certainly luxurious, ...
I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know deserves it, but I am afraid he is an attorney.
Sir, a man who cannot get to heaven in a green coat, will not find his way thither the sooner in a grey one.
A physician can sometimes parry the scythe of death, but has no power over the sand in the hourglass.
Johnson's conversation was by much too strong for a person accustomed to obsequiousness and flattery; it was mustard in a young ch ...
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help