Samuel Johnson Quotes
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You never find people laboring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
Those that have done nothing in life, are not qualified to judge of those that have done little.
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
If I have said something to hurt a man once, I shall not get the better of this by saying many things to please him.
Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say.
He who praises everybody praises nobody.
Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he does not possess, and to gain applause which he cannot keep.
To act from pure benevolence is not possible for finite beings. Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive.
Clear your mind of can't.
Were it not for imagination, sir, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as of a duchess.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West
Fantasy love is much better than Reality Love.