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Quote by Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson Quotes
Do not hope wholly to reason away your troubles; do not feed them with attention,...
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from...
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
Example is always more efficacious than precept.
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
The great source of pleasure is variety
The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write....
We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and...
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.
Advertisements are now so numerous that they are very negligently perused, and it is therefore...
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man...
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
Pride is a vice, which pride itself inclines every man to find in others, and...
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful...
Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into...
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears