A cucumber should be well-sliced, dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out.

Samuel Johnson #Authors

A cucumber whould be well sliced, and dressed with pepper and viniger, and then thrown out, as good for nothing.

Samuel Johnson #Authors

A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other.

Samuel Johnson #Authors

A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him.

Samuel Johnson #Authors

A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything. (attributed)

Samuel Johnson #Authors

A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.

Samuel Johnson #Authors

A man ought to read just as inclination leads him for what he reads as a task will do him little good.

Samuel Johnson #Authors

Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.

Samuel Johnson #Authors

Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.

Samuel Johnson #Authors

Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.

Samuel Johnson #Authors

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