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Samuel Johnson Quotes
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Were it not for imagination, sir, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as of a duchess.
Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert it only irritates.
Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been to sea.
Read over your compositions, and when you meet a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out.
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give. For we that live to please, must please to live.
Adversity has ever been considered as the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being free from flatterers.
Every man's affairs, however little, are important to himself.
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Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
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There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
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Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.
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Everything you can imagine is real.
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To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
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