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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

221. Lawyers know life practically. A bookish man should always have them to conve ...

222. Let him that desires to see others happy, make haste to give while his gift can ...

223. Lexicographer: a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge, that busies himself ...

224. Life admits not of delays; when pleasure can be had, it is fit to catch it. Ever ...

225. Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing f ...

226. Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal conces ...

227. Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enj ...

228. Life is but short; no time can be afforded but for the indulgence of real sorrow ...

229. Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation on how i ...

230. Life is surely given us for higher purposes than to gather what our ancestors ha ...

231. Life is very short, and very uncertain; let us spend it as well as ...

232. Life must be filled up, and the man who is not capable of intellectual pleasures ...

233. Life will not bear refinement. You must do as other peop ...

234. Long customs are not easily broken: He that attempts to change the course of his ...

235. Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the ...

236. Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledg ...

237. Many things difficult in design prove easy in perfor ...

238. Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleas ...

239. Marriage is the best state for man in general, and every man is a worst man in p ...

240. Melancholy, indeed, should be diverted by every means but dr ...


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