Quotes by Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson LL.D., often referred to as Dr. Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.

Quotes by Samuel Johnson
Quote by Samuel Johnson

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.

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Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.

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The world is like a grand staircase, some are going up and some are going down.

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Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.

Patriotism
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Language is the dress of thought.

Thoughts, Languages
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Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.

Great Works, Self-Confidence
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The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Humanity, Selflessness
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Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Great Works
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By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.

London
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Quote by Samuel Johnson (englischer Gelehrter, Schriftsteller, Kritiker und Lexikograph)

He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

Humanity
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