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 [08/09/2011 03:08:57]
No man is much regarded by the rest of the world. He that considers how little he dwells upon the condition of others, will learn how little the attention of others is attracted by himself. While we see multitudes passing before us, of whom perhaps not one appears to deserve our notice or excites our sympathy, we should remember, that we likewise are lost in the same throng, that the eye which happens to glance upon us is turned in a moment on him that follows us, and that the utmost which we can reasonably hope or feaMore Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Novelty is indeed necessary to preserve eagerness and alacrity; but art and nature have stores inexhaustible by human intellects, and every moment produces something new to him who has quickened his faculties by diligent observation.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Patron: One who countenances, supports or protects. Commonly a wretch who supports with insolence, and is paid with flattery.More Samuel Johnson quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To forget, or pretend to do so, to return a borrowed article, is the meanest sort of petty theft.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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