Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach, and even this negative recompense has been yet granted to very few.
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Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English critic, poet and essayist.
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
In this world there are two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. The last is much the worst.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
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