Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

English lexicographer, literary critic, essayist and poet of the Enlightenment
A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In youth, it is common to measure right and wrong by the opinion of the world, and in age, to act without any measure but interest, and to lose shame without substituting virtue.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.More Samuel Johnson quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sleep is a state in which a great part of every life is passed. No animal has yet been discovered, whose existence is not varied with intervals of insensibility; and some late philosophers have extended the empire of sleep over the vegetable world.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am not so lost in lexicography as to forget that words are the daughters of earth, and that things are the sons of heaven.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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