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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

341. Sir, I have no objection to a man's drinking wine, if he can do it in moderation ...

342. Sir, I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acqua ...

343. Sir, that all who are happy, are equally happy, is not true. A peasant and a phi ...

344. Sir, they are a race of convicts, and ought to be thankful for anything we allow ...

345. Sir, you have but two topics, yourself and me. I am sick o ...

346. Small debts are like small gun shots; they are rattling around us on all sides a ...

347. So different are the colors of life, as we look forward to the future, or backwa ...

348. Solitude is dangerous to reason, without being favorable to virtue. Remember tha ...

349. Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are sup ...

350. Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are sup ...

351. Some people wave their dogmatic thinking until their own reason is en ...

352. Sorrow is a kind of rust of the soul, which every new idea contributes in its pa ...

353. Sorrow is the mere rust of the soul. Activity will cleanse and brigh ...

354. Sorrow is the rust of the soul and activity will cleanse and brigh ...

355. Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we ...

356. Such is the common process of marriage. A youth and maiden exchange meeting by c ...

357. Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change ...

358. Such seems to be the disposition of man, that whatever makes a distinction produ ...

359. Surely a long life must be somewhat tedious, since we are forced to call in so m ...

360. Surely life, if it be not long, is tedious, since we are forced to call in the a ...


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