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Leisure and curiosity might soon

Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles.

– Samuel Johnson

I have always considered it

I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to make any man’s virtues the means of deceiving him.

– Samuel Johnson

Patriotism is the last refuge

“Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.”

– Samuel Johnson

There must always be a

There must always be a struggle between a father and son, while one aims at power and the other at independence.

– Samuel Johnson

Self-confidence is the first requisite

“Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.”

– Samuel Johnson

Self Confidence Is The First Requisite To Great Undertakings

“Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.”

“Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.”

– Samuel Johnson

Adversity in Samuel johnson

Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles.
– Samuel Johnson

Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
– Samuel Johnson

Round numbers are always false.
– Samuel Johnson

Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
– Samuel Johnson

It is generally agreed, that few men are made better by affluence or exaltation.
– Samuel Johnson

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
– Samuel Johnson

All intellectual improvement arises from leisure.
– Samuel Johnson

A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse, and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
– Samuel Johnson

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
– Samuel Johnson

A man used to vicissitudes is not easily dejected.
– Samuel Johnson

Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
– Samuel Johnson

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A cow is a very good animal in the field, but we turn her out of a garden.
– Samuel Johnson

Every man is rich or poor according to the proportion between his desires and his enjoyments.
– Samuel Johnson

When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
– Samuel Johnson