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James Boswell Quotes

Money may not buy happiness, but it's better to cry in a Lamborghini - Funny Quotes
When I first saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew - William Shakespeare Quotes
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work - Fail Quotes
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary - Work Quotes
Together is my favorite place to be - Love Quotes
A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her - Marilyn Monroe Quotes
What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs - Dog Quotes
Don't look back you're not going that way - Inspirational Quotes
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That favorite subject, Myself  (James Boswell Quotes) I suppose no person ever enjoyed with more relish the infusion of this fragrant leaf than did Johnson  (James Boswell Quotes) Then, all censure of a man’s self is oblique praise  (James Boswell Quotes) That favourite subject, myself  (James Boswell Quotes) My father had declared a predilection for heirs general, that is, males and females indiscriminately.... I, on the other hand, had a zealous partiality for heirs male, however remote.  (James Boswell Quotes) But what can a man see of a library being one day in it?  (James Boswell Quotes) But of what use will my book be when it is finished?  (James Boswell Quotes) But the question is, whether the animals who endure such sufferings of various kinds for the service and entertainment of man, would accept existence upon the terms on which they have it  (James Boswell Quotes) A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup. A little may be diffused into a considerable portion  (James Boswell Quotes) For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation  (James Boswell Quotes) Dr. Johnson ... sometimes employed himself in chymistry, sometimes in watering and pruning a vine, and sometimes in small experiments, at which those who may smile, should recollect that there are moments which admit of being soothed only by trifles.  (James Boswell Quotes) A woman’s preaching is like a dog’s walking on his hinter legs. It is not done well; but you are surprised to see it done at all.  (James Boswell Quotes) I have discovered that we may be in some degree whatever character we choose. Besides, practice forms a man to anything.  (James Boswell Quotes) Writing a book I have found to be like building a house. A man forms a plan, and collects materials.  (James Boswell Quotes) I am, I flatter myself, completely a citizen of the world. In my travels through Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Corsica, France, I never felt myself from home  (James Boswell Quotes) When a man is familiar with many people he must expect many disagreeable familiarizations  (James Boswell Quotes) The connection between authors, printers, and booksellers must be kept up  (James Boswell Quotes) I fancy mankind may come, in time, to write all aphoristically  (James Boswell Quotes) A good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation  (James Boswell Quotes) He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it  (James Boswell Quotes) There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends  (James Boswell Quotes) When a man is familiar with many people he must expect many disagreeable familiarities  (James Boswell Quotes) I have found you an argument; I am not obliged to find you an understanding  (James Boswell Quotes) If a man is prodigal, he cannot be truly generous  (James Boswell Quotes) One must be strict even in little things  (James Boswell Quotes) Quotation is more universal and more ancient than one would perhaps believe  (James Boswell Quotes) Influence must ever be in proportion to property; and it is right it should  (James Boswell Quotes) What an insignificant life is this which I am now leading!  (James Boswell Quotes) We must take our friends as they are  (James Boswell Quotes) It is not every man who can be exquisitely miserable, any more than exquisitely happy  (James Boswell Quotes)
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