Samuel Johnson Quotes
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Is not a patron one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help?
Mutual cowardice keeps us in peace.
Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye.
We may have uneasy feelings for seeing a creature in distress without pity; for we have not pity unless we wish to relieve them.
A blade of grass is always a blade of grass, whether in one country or another.
In all pleasure hope is a considerable part.
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil, show it to be evidently a great evil. You never find people laboring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable and others extremely difficult.
Poverty has, in large cities, very different appearances; it is often concealed in splendour, and often in extravagance.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
Fantasy love is much better than Reality Love.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.