Special Dictionary / Quotations / Samuel Johnson

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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

41. An injustice anywhere is an injustice everyw ...

42. An Italian philosopher said that "time was his estate"; an estate which will pro ...

43. An old friend never can be found, and nature has provided that he cannot easily ...

44. And then, Sir, there is this consideration, that if the abuse be enormous, natur ...

45. Anybody who thinks of going to bed before 12 o'clock is a sco ...

46. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which he canno ...

47. As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man ...

48. As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of t ...

49. As the Spanish proverb says, ''He who would bring home the wealth of the Indies, ...

50. As to the rout that is made about people who are ruined by extravagance, it is n ...

51. Assertion is not argument; to contradict the statement of an opponent is not pro ...

52. At seventy-seven it is time to be in ear ...

53. Attention and respect give pleasure, however late, or however useless. But they ...

54. Avarice is generally the last passion of those lives of which the first part has ...

55. Being in a ship is like being in a jail, with the chance of being d ...

56. Books that you carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are most useful ...

57. Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is b ...

58. Bravery has no place where it can avail not ...

59. By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first: showing tha ...

60. Catch, then, oh catch the transient hour; ...


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