Quotes from Dr. Johnson

Quotes from an old favorite of mine, Dr. Samuel Johnson, from Brainy Quotes


“When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.”

My brother's 4 horse hitch
“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.”
“Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.”
“Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.”
“Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation how it shall be spent.”
“One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.”

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

Samuel Johnson
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The picture has nothing to do with the quotes. It’s a picture of my brother Dan competing in a four-horse hitch class. I thought it would add some color.

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