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502 Quotations of Samuel Johnson.

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

162. I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he h ...

163. I will be conquered; I will not capitul ...

164. I would advise you Sir, to study algebra, if you are not already an adept in it: ...

165. I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know deserves it, for I ...

166. I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government rather than ...

167. I would rather be attacked than unnoticed. For the worst thing you can do to an ...

168. I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical p ...

169. If a madman were to come into this room with a stick in his hand, no doubt we sh ...

170. If a man could say nothing against a character but what he can prove, history co ...

171. If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will so ...

172. If he really thinks there is no distinction between vice and virtue, when he lea ...

173. If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in drivi ...

174. If I have said something to hurt a man once, I shall not get the better of this ...

175. If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbe ...

176. If you are idle, be not solitary. If you are solitary, be no ...

177. If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are ...

178. Ignorance, when voluntary, is criminal, and a man may be properly charged with t ...

179. In a man's letters you know, Madam, his soul lies naked, his letters are only th ...

180. In all evils which admits a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it was ...


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