Samuel Johnson

“The future is purchased by the present.”

“He is not only dull himself, he is the cause of dullness in others.”

“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 constant repair.”

“Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.”

“To a poet nothing can be useless.”

“To marry a second time represents the triumph of hope over experience.”