Special Dictionary / Quotations / Samuel Johnson

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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

101. Fear is implanted in us as a preservative from evil; but its duty, like that of ...

102. Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the p ...

103. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill...Great works are performed, no ...

104. Fly fishing may be a very pleasant amusement; but angling or float fishing I can ...

105. For who is pleased with himse ...

106. Friendship is a union of spirits, a marriage of hearts, and the bond there o ...

107. Friendship is not always the sequel of obliga ...

108. Friendship is seldom lasting but between equals, or where the superiority on one ...

109. Friendship, 'the wine of life,' said Boswell, should, like a well-stocked cellar ...

110. Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased ...

111. Go into the street, and give one man a lecture on morality, and another a shilli ...

112. Golf is a game in which you claim the privileges of age, and retain the playthin ...

113. Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross ...

114. Great abilities are not requisite for an Historian; for in historical compositio ...

115. Grief is a species of idlene ...

116. He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short s ...

117. He is no wise man who will quit a certainty for an uncert ...

118. He knows not his own strength who hath not met adve ...

119. He that embarks on the voyage of life will always wish to advance rather by the ...

120. He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either ...


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