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  Quotes of Samuel Johnson [22]


  1. Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.nd information on it.
  2. Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.
  3. Do not accustom yourself to use big words for little matters.
  4. If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone.
  5. In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.
  6. It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.
  7. Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
  8. Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
  9. We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
  10. What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
  11. A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
  12. Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
  13. The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
  14. No people can be great who have ceased to be virtuous.
  15. We love to overlook the boundries which we do not wish to pass.
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