Samuel Quotes

"I don't want any yes-men around me. I w...

"I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs." β€” Samuel Goldwyn
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"Wine makes a man more pleased with h...

"Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others." β€” Samuel Johnson
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"A man may be so much of e...

"A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything." β€” Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 27
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"Sir, he is throwing his money without thought or r...

"Sir, he is throwing his money without thought or reason. I dont see a tree as generous if it drops all its fruits for the smalest of breeze" - Samuel Johnnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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'Any man who goes to a psy...

'Any man who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.' - Samuel Goldwyn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 05
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"To marry a second time rep...

"To marry a second time represents the triumph of hope over experience" - Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 08
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"If I could drop dead rig...

"If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive." β€” Samuel Goldwyn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 20
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"Liberty is, to the lowest rank of ev...

"Liberty is, to the lowest rank of every nation, little more than the choice of working or starving." - Samuel Johnson
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Patriotism is the ...

Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel :- Samuel Johnson
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β€œGreat works are performe...

β€œGreat works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” - Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 21
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"The harder I wo...

"The harder I work, the luckier I get." - Samuel Goldwyn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 06
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All animals, except man, know ...

All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. – Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 10
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β€˜God created al...

β€˜God created all men equal, Samuel Colt made them so’
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 14
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"Integrity without knowledge is weak and...

"Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful." β€” Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 02
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It’s only natural that a person become...

It’s only natural that a person becomes quieter as they grow older. They’ve got more to keep quiet about. – Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 13
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"The trouble with facts is...

"The trouble with facts is that there are so many of them." β€” Samuel McChord Crothers
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 19
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The Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just li...

The Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press, or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms. ...Samuel Adams
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β€œPeople need to be reminded...

β€œPeople need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed” - Samuel Johnson
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β€œEver tried. Ever failed. No...

β€œEver tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” β€” Samuel Beckett
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You are on earth. ...

You are on earth. There is no cure for that. ~ Samuel Beckett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 01
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"My dear friend, ...

"My dear friend, clear your mind of cant." - Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 15
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"People care more about being thought t...

"People care more about being thought to have taste than about being thought either good, clever or amiable." β€” Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 14
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β€œAlmost every man wastes part of his ...

β€œAlmost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he doesn't possess.” ― Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 02
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It is more from carelessness about truth t...

It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentional lying, that there is so much falsehood in the world. – Samuel Johnson
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β€œPrejudice, not being found...

β€œPrejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument.” ― Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 22
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β€œI am sick of these mutha fuckin...

β€œI am sick of these mutha fuckin snakes on this mutha fuckin plane.” Samuel Jackson, Snakes on a Plane.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 29
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β€œGod made men, Samuel Col...

β€œGod made men, Samuel Colt made them equal, and John Browning made them civilized”
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"Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themsel...

"Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themselves, and intimidate the industry of others, by calling that impossible which is only difficult." β€” Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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Ever tried. Ever failed. No mat...

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. –Samuel Beckett, Worstward Ho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 01
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β€œHuman life is everywhere a state ...

β€œHuman life is everywhere a state in which much is to be endured and little to be enjoyed.” --Samuel Johnson
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β€œThe West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion, but rather ...

β€œThe West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion, but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do.” ― Samuel P. Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
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"What is an epigram? A dwarfish...

"What is an epigram? A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul." β€” Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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"God did not ...

"God did not create man equal, Samuel Colt did"
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"I don't think anyone should w...

"I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead." β€” Samuel Goldwyn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 19
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β€œI am har...

β€œI am harms way”- Samuel l Jackson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 30
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β€œHe who makes a beast of hi...

β€œHe who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.” ― Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 17
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"Patriotism is the ...

"Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." β€” Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 13
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"I never put on a pair of sh...

"I never put on a pair of shoes until I've worn them at least five years." β€” Samuel Goldwyn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 24
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"A man may be so much of e...

"A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything." β€” Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 23
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Spend the years of learning squandering / Courage for...

Spend the years of learning squandering / Courage for the years of wandering / Through the world politely turning / From the loutishness of learning - Samuel Beckett
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"The true measure of a man is ho...

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” β€” Samuel Johnson
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"Anyone who goes to a psyc...

"Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined." β€” Samuel Goldwyn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 04
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"The mark of an educated mind is the ...

"The mark of an educated mind is the ability to entertain a thought without accepting it." Samuel 'Mark Twain' Clemens
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"Any fool can tell the truth, but...

"Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well." β€” Samuel Butler
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"As I know more of mankind I expect less of the...

"As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly." β€” Samuel Johnson
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"If I could drop dead rig...

"If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive." β€” Samuel Goldwyn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 09
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"All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever t...

"All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. " Samuel Beckett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 16
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"The true measure of a man is ho...

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good." β€” Samuel Johnson
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β€œHe who makes a beast of hi...

β€œHe who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.” ― Samuel Johnson
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"Circumstances are the rulers of th...

"Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise." ― Samuel Lover, Rory O'More
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 25
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"Genius might be described as a supre...

"Genius might be described as a supreme capacity for getting its possessors into trouble of all kinds." β€” Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 20
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"A fishing rod is a stick wi...

"A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other." β€” Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 19
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"Integrity without knowledge is weak and...

"Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful." β€” Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 28
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"I don't think anyone should w...

"I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead." β€” Samuel Goldwyn
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 10
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Brigands demand your money...

Brigands demand your money or your life, whereas women require both. -- Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 12
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β€˜Great works are performe...

β€˜Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.’ Samuel Johnson.
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"A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants...

"A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose." β€” Samuel McChord Crothers
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 28
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"Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themsel...

"Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themselves, and intimidate the industry of others, by calling that impossible which is only difficult." β€” Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 10
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For even as I said, How easy and beautiful ...

For even as I said, How easy and beautiful it all is!, in the same breath I said, All will grow dark again. -Samuel Beckett, Malone Dies
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"An autobiography is the story ...

"An autobiography is the story of how a man thinks he lived." - Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel
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"What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you went to heaven and...

"What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you went to heaven and there plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if,when you awoke,you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?" - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 04
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"Man is the only animal t...

"Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature." β€” Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 03
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Most people have never learne...

Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it. Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 10
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β€œYears may wrinkle the skin,...

β€œYears may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.” – Samuel Ullman
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"Man is the only animal that can remain o...

"Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them." β€” Samuel Butler
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I can't go o...

I can't go on, I'll go on. - Samuel Beckett
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"Was she very beautiful, Samuel?" "To you she was b...

"Was she very beautiful, Samuel?" "To you she was because you built her. I don't think you ever saw her - only your own creation." - John Steinbeck, East of Eden
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"A cucumber should be well-sliced...

"A cucumber should be well-sliced, dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out." β€” Samuel Johnson
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" Life is like playing a violin ...

" Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. "_ Samuel Butler
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"Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws...

"Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt." β€”Samuel Adams (1749)
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"Almost all absurdity of conduct a...

"Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble." β€” Samuel Johnson
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Life is like playing a violin ...

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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"Ever tried? Ever failed? No...

"Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." - Samuel Beckett
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"Be not too hasty to trust or to admire the...

"Be not too hasty to trust or to admire the teachers of morality: they discourse like angels, but they live like men." ― Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 25
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"I had a monumental idea...

"I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it." β€” Samuel Goldwyn
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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"Every word is like an unn...

"Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness." β€” Samuel Beckett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 28
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The happiness of life is made up of the litt...

The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 16
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"Let us be grateful to the m...

"Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only." - Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 26
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"People need to be reminded...

"People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed." β€” Samuel Johnson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 03
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