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James Boswell Quotes

James Boswell Quotes & Quotations
Name:
James Boswell
Type:
Lawyer
Nationality:
Scottish
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  • 1
    A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself. James_BoswellJames Boswell
  • 2
    A good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation. James_BoswellJames Boswell
  • 3
    A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup. A little may be diffused into a considerable portion. James_BoswellJames Boswell
  • 4
    For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation. James_BoswellJames Boswell
  • 5
    He who has provoked the lash of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it. James_BoswellJames Boswell
  • 6
    I have discovered that we may be in some degree whatever character we choose. Besides, practice forms a man to anything. James_BoswellJames Boswell
  • 7
    I have found you an argument; I am not obliged to find you an understanding. James_BoswellJames Boswell
  • 8
    I suppose no person ever enjoyed with more relish the infusion of this fragrant leaf than did Johnson. James_BoswellJames Boswell
  • 9
    It is not every man who can be exquisitely miserable, any more than exquisitely happy. James_BoswellJames Boswell
  • 10
    There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends. James_BoswellJames Boswell
  • 11
    What an insignificant life is this which I am now leading! James_BoswellJames Boswell