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Samuel Johnson Quotes
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In youth, it is common to measure right and wrong by the opinion of the world, and in age, to act without any measure but interest, and to lose shame without substituting virtue.
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.
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