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William Samuel Johnson Quotes and Sayings

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He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.
- William Samuel Johnson

To improve the golden moment of opportunity,
and catch the good that is within our reach,
is the great art of life.
- William Samuel Johnson

It seems to be the fate of man to seek all his consolations in futurity.
- William Samuel Johnson

Whatever you have, spend less.
- William Samuel Johnson

 

Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage.
- William Samuel Johnson

Hope is necessary in every condition.
The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would,
without this comfort, be insupportable.
- William Samuel Johnson

Curiosity is, in great and generous minds,
the first passion and the last.
- William Samuel Johnson

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Hope is itself a species of happiness,
and, perhaps, the chief happiness, which this world affords.
- William Samuel Johnson

To keep your secret is wisdom; to expect others to keep it is folly.
- William Samuel Johnson

refuge of scoundrels
- William Samuel Johnson

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer PHOTO

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran PHOTO

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

He who knows that enough is enough
will always have enough.
- Lao Tzu

Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend.
- Jewel

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

The heart knows nothing of the past,
nothing of the future;
it knows only of the present.
- Osho

No one knows what he can do until he tries.
- Publilius Syrus

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

He who knows, does not speak.
He who speaks, does not know.
- Lao Tzu

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

A warrior acts as if he knows what he is doing,
when in effect he knows nothing.
- Carlos Castaneda

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

He who knows others is clever;
He who knows himself has discernment.
- Lao Tzu

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

Without stirring abroad,
One can know the whole world;
Without looking out of the window,
One can see the way of heaven.
The further one goes, The less one knows.
- Lao Tzu

Your friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
- Jerome Cummings

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

A friend knows the song in my heart
and sings it to me when my memory fails.
- Donna Roberts

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which
it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.
- Thomas Jefferson

A miracle is nothing more or less than this...
Anyone who has come into a knowledge
of his true identity,
of his oneness with
the all-pervading wisdom and power,
this makes it possible for laws higher
than the ordinary mind knows of
to be revealed to him.
- Ralph Waldo Trine

Our prayers should be for blessings in general,
for God knows best what is good for us.
- Socrates

You are perfect. You are complete.
Your inner voice always knows what to do,
but it is a quiet voice.
You can only hear the whisperings of your inner voice -
your inner compass - when you turn down the volume
of your fears, your regrets, your resentments,
and the fear-based advice
your neighbors are so willing to give you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

A man never knows how to say goodbye;
a woman never knows when to say it.
- Helen Rowland

The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend.
I have no wealth to bestow on him.
If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward.
Is not friendship divine in this?
- Henry David Thoreau

Show me a man who knows his own heart
and to him I shall belong.
- Jewel

Man knows so much and does so little.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The River of Life has no judgments.
The River flows with no concept of good and bad - right and wrong.
The fields and dreams of men may be nourished by the River of Life,
or flooded and covered with silt, and the River just flows.
Men may catch fish and live on the River of Life,
or they may founder in a storm and drown, and the River just flows.
The River of Life is timeless.
It is not unchanging, but it is timeless,
and it changes in its own time.
The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer
knows the propensity to dream,
the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
- Tim Berners-Lee

He hits the ball a long way and he knows how to win.
- Gary McCord

Let each man exercise the art he knows.
- Aristophanes

There are two kinds of stones,
as everyone knows,
one of which rolls.
- Amelia Earhart

Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
- Douglas MacArthur

He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

The friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
- Honore de Balzac

When I go to a bar, I don't go looking for a girl who
knows the capital of Maine.
- David Brenner

When a man goes through six years training to be a
doctor he will never be the same.
He knows too much.
- Enid Bagnold

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything
and the value of nothing.
- Oscar Wilde

A man has made at least a start on discovering the
meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under
which he knows full well he will never sit.
- D. Elton Trueblood

The world turns aside to let any man pass
who knows where he is going.
- Epictetus

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez


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