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Brief about Samuel Johnson: By info that we know Samuel Johnson was born at 1970-01-01. And also Samuel Johnson is English Author.

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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.

Tags: General, Good, Wife

Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.

Tags: Business, Life, Money

Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it.

Tags: Happiness, Proud, Wife

You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not - silence is the sharper sword.

Tags: Silence, Sword, Word

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

Tags: Curiosity, Intellect, Permanent

The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book.

Tags: Book, Greatest, Time

Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.

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When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.

Tags: Choice, Life, Making

No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.

Tags: Blockhead, Except, Money

No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.

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By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.

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He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.

Tags: Happiness, Life, Nature

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.

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Actions are visible, though motives are secret.

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Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess.

Tags: Almost, Life, Qualities

The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered, but a general effect of pleasing impression.

Tags: General, Happiest, Impression

The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.

Tags: Contempt, Fortune, Pity

What is easy is seldom excellent.

Tags: Easy, Excellent, Seldom

To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution.

Tags: End, Happy, Home

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

Tags: Chance, Jail, Ship