The first years of man must make provision for the last.
Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
Source: Abyssinia. Rasselas. Chap. xvii.
Contributed by: Zaady
Wine makes a man better pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others.
A thousand years may elapse before there shall appear another man with a power of versification equal to that of Pope.
Source: BOSWELL, Life of Johnson, 1791
He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into the short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.
If you are idle, be not solitary; if you are solitary, be not idle.
Whatever you have spend less.
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.
He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything.
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
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