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Keeping accounts, Sir, is of no use when a man is spending his own money, and has nobody to whom he is to account. You won’t eat less beef today, because you have written down what it cost yesterday.

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Source Notes: quoted by James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson, 1791

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Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English critic, poet and essayist.

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