Special Dictionary / Quotations / Samuel Johnson

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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

201. It is our first duty to serve soci ...

202. It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, to be healthy ...

203. It is very strange, and very melancholy, that the paucity of human pleasures sho ...

204. It is wonderful to think how men of very large estates not only spend their year ...

205. It is wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually empl ...

206. It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would make a ju ...

207. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of impo ...

208. It seems not more reasonable to leave the right of printing unrestrained, becaus ...

209. It seems to be the fate of man to seek all his consolations in fu ...

210. It was his peculiar happiness that he scarcely ever found a stranger whom he did ...

211. It would add much to human happiness, if an art could be taught of forgetting al ...

212. Its proper use is to amuse the idle, and relax the studious, and dilute the full ...

213. Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a pre ...

214. Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is ...

215. Knowledge always demands increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled ...

216. Knowledge is more than equivalent to fo ...

217. Knowledge is of two kinds: We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can ...

218. Labor, if it were not necessary for existence, would be indispensable for the ha ...

219. Language is only the instrument of science, and words are but the signs o ...

220. Language is the dress of thoug ...


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