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Samuel Johnson Quotes
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Advertisements are now so numerous that they are very negligently perused, and it is therefore become necessary to gain attention by magnificence of promises, and by eloquences sometimes sublime and sometimes pathetic.
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
It is not often that any man can have so much knowledge of another, as is necessary to make instruction useful.
Attack is the reaction. I never think I have hit hard unless it rebounds.
High people, Sir, are the best; take a hundred ladies of quality, you'll find them better wives, better mothers, more willing to sacrifice their own pleasures to their children, than a hundred other women.
Lawful and settled authority is very seldom resisted when it is well employed.
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Nobody can write the life of a man but those who have eaten and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him.
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as a task will do him little good.
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and the world, therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be studied, but to be read.
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Truth Quote
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Love Quote
Fantasy love is much better than Reality Love.
Motivational Quote
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Happiness Quote
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Wisdom Quote
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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