Special Dictionary / Quotations / Samuel Johnson

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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

181. In all pleasure hope is a considerable p ...

182. In all pointed sentences, some degree of accuracy must be sacrificed to conc ...

183. In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon ...

184. In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all lik ...

185. In traveling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home kn ...

186. Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity ...

187. Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for l ...

188. It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with a ...

189. It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compa ...

190. It is better that some should be unhappy than that none should be happy, which w ...

191. It is better to live rich, than to die r ...

192. It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated ...

193. It is common to overlook what is near by keeping the eye fixed on something ...

194. It is dangerous for mortal beauty, or terrestrial virtue, to be examined by too ...

195. It is easy to talk of sitting at home contented, when others are seeing or makin ...

196. It is foolish to make experiments upon the constancy of a friend, as upon the ch ...

197. It is happily and kindly provided that in every life there are certain pauses, a ...

198. It is more from carelessness about the truth than from intentional lying that th ...

199. It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from incli ...

200. It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be together ...


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