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Samuel Johnson Quotes
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Of all the griefs that harass the distress'd, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.
Were it not for imagination a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as of a duchess.
The belief of immortality is impressed upon all men, and all men act under an impression of it, however they may talk, and though, perhaps, they may be scarcely sensible of it.
Man's chief merit consists in resisting the impulses of his nature.
To do nothing is in every man's power.
Hell is paved with good intentions.
As I know more of mankind, I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man upon easier terms than I was formerly.
God himself, sir, does not propose to judge man until the end of his days.
Always, Sir, set a high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord, will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.
I have found men more kind than I expected, and less just.
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I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.
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The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.
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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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Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
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There is only one way to be happy, and that is to make somebody else so.
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