Samuel Johnson Quotes
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
What we hope ever to do with ease we may learn first to do with diligence.
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from hope to hope.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair.
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.
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
The world is not yet exhaused; let me see something tomorrow which I never saw before.
Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themselves, and intimidate the industry of others, by calling that impossible which is only difficult.
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