An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere.
Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
Contributed by: Zaady
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Source: Life of Johnson (Boswell). Vol. v. Chap. ix.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am.
Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as a source of it.
When any calamity has been suffered, the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped.
I hope I shall never be deterred from detecting what I think a cheat, by the menaces of a ruffian.
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
Source: The Rambler, March 12, 1751
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Source: Abyssinia. Rasselas. Chap. xii.
The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things-the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit,and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.
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