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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

401. The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it see ...

402. The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associ ...

403. The Supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things -- the power to ...

404. The trade of advertising is now so near perfection that it is not easy to propos ...

405. The true art of memory is the art of atten ...

406. The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely ...

407. The true sound and strong mind is the one that can embrace equally great and sma ...

408. The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of think ...

409. The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more tha ...

410. The vanity of being known to be trusted with a secret is generally one of the ch ...

411. The wise man applauds he who he thinks most virtuous; the rest of the world appl ...

412. The world is not yet exhaused; let me see something tomorrow which I never sa ...

413. The world will never be long without some good reason to hate the unhappy; their ...

414. The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles ...

415. Their learning is like bread in a besieged town: every man gets a little, but no ...

416. There are charms made only for distance admira ...

417. There are few minds to which tyranny is not deligh ...

418. There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as th ...

419. There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getti ...

420. There are innumerable questions to which the inquisitive mind can in this state ...


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