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If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone; read more

If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone; one should keep his friendships in constant repair. -Samuel Johnson.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Friendship Quotes,
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Let observation with extensive view,
Survey mankind from China to Peru;
Remark each anxious toil, each eager read more

Let observation with extensive view,
Survey mankind from China to Peru;
Remark each anxious toil, each eager strife,
And watch the busy scenes of crowded life.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Traveling Quotes,
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Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present.

Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Flattery Quotes,
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The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give.
For we that live to please, must please to live.

The drama's laws, the drama's patrons give.
For we that live to please, must please to live.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Acting Quotes,
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I fly from pleasure, because pleasure has ceased to please: I am
lonely because I am miserable.

I fly from pleasure, because pleasure has ceased to please: I am
lonely because I am miserable.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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