Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
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Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking...
Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people
The insolence of wealth will creep out
Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey...
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of...
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world...
Example is always more efficacious than precept.
Of the blessings set before you make your choice, and be content.
He is no wise man that will quit a certainty for an uncertainty
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expenses
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
I hope I shall never be deterred from detecting what I think a cheat, by...
Hope is itself a species of happiness and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world...
I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know...
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are...
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