Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt
Quote by Samuel Johnson
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A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth.
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Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o'clock is a scoundrel.
Words are but the signs of ideas.
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Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.
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Of the blessings set before you make your choice, and be content.