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Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation.
– Samuel Johnson

My dear friend, clear your mind of can’t.
– Samuel Johnson

The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
– Samuel Johnson

Those that have loved longest love best.
– Samuel Johnson

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A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
– Samuel Johnson

Turn on the prudent ant thy heedful eyes. Observe her labors, sluggard, and be wise.
– Samuel Johnson

There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
– Samuel Johnson

When two Englishmen meet, their first talk is of the weather.
– Johnson Samuel

Wickedness is always easier than virtue, for it takes a short cut to everything.
– Samuel Johnson

Every man has a right to utter what he thinks is truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it.
– Samuel Johnson

It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.
– Samuel Johnson

Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
– Samuel Johnson

Worth seeing, yes; but not worth going to see.
– Samuel Johnson

While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.
– Samuel Johnson

Getting money is not all a man’s business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
– Samuel Johnson

He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything.
– Samuel Johnson

Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
– Samuel Johnson

Whoever envies another confesses his superiority.
– Samuel Johnson

I live in the crowds of jollity, not so much to enjoy company as to shun myself.
– Samuel Johnson

If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in driving briskly in a post-chaise with a pretty woman.
– Samuel Johnson