Samuel Johnson Quotes
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The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning.
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know, because they have never deceived us.
Nobody can write the life of a man but those who have eaten and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him.
A book should teach us to enjoy life, or to endure it.
He that has too much to do will do something wrong.
He was so generally civil that nobody thanked him for it.
A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization.
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm quiet interchange of sentiments.
In a man's letters his soul lies naked.
You may scold a carpenter who has made you a bad table, though you cannot make a table. It is not your trade to make tables.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
Everything is clearer when you're in love.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.