Sunday, 18 September 2016

Dr Samuel Johnson...

Dr Samuel Johnson
Born: September 18th, 1709 - Lichfield, U.K.
Died: December, 13th. 1784 - London, U.K.


Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Every man is rich or poor according to the proportion between his desires and his enjoyments.
- The Rambler

Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.
- A Dictionary of the English Language

Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
- The Idler 

Language is the dress of thought.
- The Life of Cowley

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