How would you end that sentence? Here's how Dr. Johnson completed it:
"There is certainly no greater happiness than to be able to look back on a life usefully and virtuously employed, to trace our own progress in existence by such tokens that excite neither shame nor sorrow."
--Samuel Johnson, "Rambler No. 41," August 7, 1750
I love the work of Samuel Johnson. I was looking back through the draft of Better Than Before, my book about habit change, and I realized that I'd quoted him several times -- and I cut out several more quotations, as well. (To pre-order Better Than Before, click here.)
What authors do you find yourself quoting most often?
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