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Samuel Johnson Quotes
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When any calamity has been suffered, the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped.
As a man advances in life he gets what is better than admiration -judgement to estimate things at their own value.
A horse that can count to ten is a remarkable horse, not a remarkable mathematician.
Apologies are seldom of any use.
It very seldom happens to a man that his business is his pleasure.
You are much surer that you are doing good when you pay money to those who work, as the recompense of their labour, than when you give money merely in charity.
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they find?
A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization.
On Sunday Mr Green paid a visit from Lichfield, and, having nothing to say, said nothing and went away.
It is advantageous to an author that his book should be attacked as well as praised. Fame is a shuttlecock. If it be struck at only one end of the room, it will soon fall to the ground. To keep it up, it must be struck at both ends.
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
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Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
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Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.
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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
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No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
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