Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

English lexicographer, literary critic, essayist and poet of the Enlightenment
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so
much happiness is produced as by a good tavern of inn.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our desires always increase with our possessions. The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man had rather have a hundred lies told of him than one truth which he does not wish should be told.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Read over your compositions, and when you meet a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out.More Samuel Johnson quotes [08/09/2011 03:08:23]
Political liberty is only good insofar as it produces private liberty.More Samuel Johnson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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