In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath.
Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
Source: Life of Johnson (Boswell). Vol. vi. Chap. i. 1775.
Contributed by: Zaady
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
As the mind must govern the hands, so in every society the man of intelligence must direct the man of labor.
I have found men more kind than I expected and less just.
Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
Source: Abyssinia. Rasselas. Chap. xiii.
Language is the dress of thought; every time you talk your mind is on parade.
Don't, Sir, accustom yourself to use big words for little matters.
Labor, if it were not necessary for existence, would be indispensable for the happiness of man.
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.
Source: Life of Johnson (Boswell). Vol. vi. Chap. iii. 1776.
Men hate more steadily than they love.
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