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William Samuel Johnson Quotes

Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.

He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.

Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness, which this world affords.

Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable.

It seems to be the fate of man to seek all his consolations in futurity.

refuge of scoundrels

To improve the golden moment of opportunity, and catch the good that is within our reach, is the great art of life.

To keep your secret is wisdom; to expect others to keep it is folly.

Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage.

Whatever you have, spend less.