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Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires
to be a hero must drink read more

Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires
to be a hero must drink brandy.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Liquor Quotes,
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Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow read more

Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drive into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Retirement Quotes,
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Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging well.

Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging well.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Criticism Quotes,
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Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author

Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Quotations Quotes,
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I live in the crowds of jollity, not so much to enjoy company as
to shun myself.

I live in the crowds of jollity, not so much to enjoy company as
to shun myself.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Society Quotes,
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