Quotes by Samuel Johnson

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The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. 
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness, of captivity, would, without this comfort, be insupportable.
Hope itself is a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords; but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain.
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