Special Dictionary / Quotations / Samuel Johnson

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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

301. Perhaps man is the only being that can properly be called ...

302. Piety practiced in solitude, like the flower that blooms in the desert, may give ...

303. Players, Sir! I look on them as no better than creatures set upon tables and joi ...

304. Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commo ...

305. Pleasure that is obtained by unreasonable and unsuitable cost, must always end ...

306. Politics are now nothing more than means of rising in the world. With this sole ...

307. Poverty is often concealed in splendor, and often in extravagance. It is the tas ...

308. Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its sc ...

309. Praise, like gold diamonds, owes its value to scar ...

310. Prejudice not being funded on reason cannot be removed by ar ...

311. Prepare for death, if here at night you roam, and sign your will before you sup ...

312. Present opportunities are neglected, and attainable good is slighted, by minds b ...

313. Preserve me from unseasonable and immoderate s ...

314. Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean adva ...

315. Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertis ...

316. Prudence is an attitude that keeps life safe, but does not often make i ...

317. Prudence keeps life safe, but it does not often make it ...

318. Prudence operates on life in the same manner as rule of composition; it produces ...

319. Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gent ...

320. Read over your compositions, and wherever you meet with a passage which you thin ...


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