Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr. Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.
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Dictionaries are like watches the worst is better than none and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.
Being in a ship is being in a jail with the chance of being drowned.
The world is seldom what it seems, to man who dimly sees realities appear as dreams and dreams realities.
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
Those who attain any excellence commonly spend life in one pursuit, for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.
No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.
Love is only one of many passions.