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Quotes by Samuel Johnson

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Ciò che è stato scritto senza passione, verrà letto senza piacere.
Casarse por segunda vez es el triunfo de la esperanza sobre la experiencia.
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.
La vera misura di un uomo si vede da come tratta qualcuno da cui non può assolutamente ricevere nulla in cambio.
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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