Special Dictionary / Quotations / Samuel Johnson

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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

21. A man who is good enough to go to heaven is not good enough to be a cl ...

22. A mere literary man is a dull man; a man who is solely a man of business is a se ...

23. A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a s ...

24. A truly strong and sound mind is the mind that can equally embrace great things ...

25. A vow is a snare for s ...

26. A wicked fellow is the most pious when he takes to it. He'll beat you all a ...

27. A woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hinder legs. It is not done w ...

28. Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be diff ...

29. Adversity has ever been considered as the state in which man most easily becomes ...

30. Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, ...

31. Adversity leads us to think properly of our state, and so is most beneficia ...

32. Ah! Sir, a boy's being flogged is not so severe as a man's having the hiss of th ...

33. All censure of a man's self if oblique praise. It is in order to show how much h ...

34. All intellectual improvement arises from lei ...

35. All the performances of human art, at which we look with praise or wonder, are i ...

36. All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience ...

37. All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignor ...

38. Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we canno ...

39. Always set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him ...

40. Americans are a race of convicts and ought to be thankful for anything we allow ...


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