You must have taken great pains, sir; you could not naturally been so very stupid.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
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Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themselves, and intimidate the industry of others, by calling that impossible which is only difficult.
You raise your voice when you should reinforce your argument.
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
If you are idle, be not solitary; if you are solitary be not idle.
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
The true, strong, and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small.
Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.
The Irish are a fair people - they never speak well of one another.
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair.
No mind is much employed upon the present recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.
Sometimes I make very selfish choices like I did 'Once Upon A Time' for my inner 8-year-old and my hypothetical future child. I've done some movies because I would regret them if I didn't, but other projects I've done because they've scared me or if I felt I needed to do a big romantic comedy to help me professionally.
In an ecology of love, people can relate in trust and face the future without fear. They do not need to play it safe. They can take uncertainty in their stride.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.
Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point.
At this age, I should be leading a quiet life.
You have not found your place until all your faculties are roused, and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing.
Man cannot be uplifted he must be seduced into virtue.
I think all women go through periods where we hate this about ourselves, we don't like that. It's great to get to a place where you dismiss anything you're worried about. I find flaws attractive. I find scars attractive.