Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

English lexicographer, literary critic, essayist and poet of the Enlightenment
Scarcely any degree of judgment is sufficient to restrain the imagination from magnifying that on which it is long detainedMore Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sir, he throws away his money without thought and without merit. I do not call a tree generous that sheds its fruit at every breeze.More Samuel Johnson quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but complains of hard words and obscure sentences, and asks why books are written which cannot be understood.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was his peculiar happiness that he scarcely ever found a stranger whom he did not leave a friend; but it must likewise be added, that he had not often a friend long without obliging him to become a stranger.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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