Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance.
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
There are some sluggish men who are improved by drinking; as there are fruits that are not good until they are rotten.
Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea.
No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.
The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning.
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue, that it is always respected, even when it is associated with vice.
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Treating your adversary with respect is giving him an advantage to which he is not entitled.
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present.
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Memorable Quotations: Samuel Johnson
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