Special Dictionary / Quotations / Samuel Johnson

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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

281. Nothing is more common than mutual dislike, where mutual approbation is particul ...

282. Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merri ...

283. Nothing odd will do lo ...

284. Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be o ...

285. Novelty is indeed necessary to preserve eagerness and alacrity; but art and natu ...

286. Oats. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland su ...

287. Of all noises, I think music is the least disagree ...

288. Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, ...

289. Oh how vain and vile a passion is this fear! What base, uncomely things it make ...

290. One cause, which is not always observed, of the insufficiency of riches, is that ...

291. Our aspirations are our possibilit ...

292. Our desires always increase with our possessions. The knowledge that something r ...

293. Our own felicity we make or fi ...

294. Our tastes greatly alter. The lad does not care for the child's rattle, and the ...

295. Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expre ...

296. Parents and children seldom act in concert: each child endeavors to appropriate ...

297. Patriotism having become one of our topicks, Johnson suddenly uttered, in a stro ...

298. Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoun ...

299. Patron: One who countenances, supports or protects. Commonly a wretch who suppor ...

300. Patron: One who countenances, supports or protects. Commonly a wretch who suppor ...


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