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SAMUEL JOHNSON (A/K/A DR. JOHNSON) ("THE GREAT CHAM OF LITERATURE")
English author and lexicographer
(1709 - 1784)
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No man is much pleased with a companion who does not increase, in some respect, his fondness for himself.
      - [Selfishness]

No man is well pleased to have his all neglected, be it ever so little.
      - [Neglect]

No man is without some quality, by the due application of which he might deserve well of the world; and whoever he be that has but little in his power should be in haste to do that little, lest he be confounded with him that can do nothing.
      - [Ability]

No man reads a book of science from pure inclination. The books that we do read with pleasure are light compositions, which contain a quick succession of events.
      - [Reading]

No man should consider so highly of himself as to think he can receive but little light from books, nor so meanly as to believe he can discover nothing but what is to be learned from them.
      - [Books]

No man sympathizes with the sorrows of vanity.
      - [Vanity]

No man was more foolish when he had not a pen in his hand (than Goldsmith), or more wise when he had.
      - [Pen]

No man will be found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannize him and thus force him to hope or fear beyond the limits of sober probability.
      - [Thought]

No man's conscience can tell him the rights of another man; they must be known by rational investigation or historical inquiry.
      - [Right]

No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction. A man is pleased that his wife is dressed as well as other people, and the wife is pleased that she is dressed.
      - [Domesticity]

No people can be great who have ceased to be virtuous.
      - [Virtue]

No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
      - [Libraries]

No two men can be half an hour together but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other.
      - [Superiority]

Nobody can write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him.
      - [Biography]

Nobody will persist long in helping those who will not help themselves.
      - [Help]

None are happy but by anticipation of change.
      - [Happiness]

None can be pleased without praise, and few can be praised without falsehood.
      - [Praise]

None of the projects or designs which exercise the mind of man are equally subject to obstructions and disappointments with the pursuit of fame.
      - [Fame]

Nothing flatters a man so much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it.
      - [Wives]

Nothing has more retarded the advancement of learning than the disposition of vulgar minds to ridicule and vilify what they cannot comprehend.
      - [Learning]

Nothing has tended more to retard the advancement of science than the disposition in vulgar minds to vilify what they cannot comprehend.
      - [Science]

Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
      - [Merriment]

Nothing is more idle than to inquire after happiness, which nature has kindly placed within our reach.
      - [Happiness]

Novelty is indeed necessary to preserve eagerness and alacrity; but art and nature have stores inexhaustible by human intellects; and every moment produces something new to him who has quickened his faculties by diligent observation.
      - [Novelty]

Objects imperfectly discerned take forms from the hope or fear of the beholder.
      - [Observation]


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