Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

English lexicographer, literary critic, essayist and poet of the Enlightenment
All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Of the present state, whatever it be, we feel and are forced to confess the misery; yet when the same state is again at a distance, imagination paints it as desirable.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades the sacred hour of silent rest and leaves, unseen, a dagger in your breast.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everybody knows worse of himself than he knows of other men.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Grief is a species of idleness.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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