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Samuel Johnson Quotes
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Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Curiosity is the thirst of the soul.
To do something is in every man's power.
Every man has something to do which he neglects, every man has faults to conquer which he delays to combat.
Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.
Example is always more efficacious than precept.
There would be few enterprises of great labor or hazard undertaken, if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages which we persuade ourselves to expect from them.
The balls of sight are so formed, that one man's eyes are spectacles to another, to read his heart with.
Every man has a lurking wish to appear considerable in his native place.
Kindness is in our power, but fondness is not.
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Few people know what they mean when they say, "I love you." ... Well, what does the word love mean? It means total interest. I think the reason very few people really fall in love with anyone is they're not willing to pay the price. The price is you have to adjust yourself to them.
Wisdom Quote
Before God we are all equally wise-equally foolish.
Love Quote
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.
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Never have a companion who casts you in the shade.
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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
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