Samuel Johnson Quotes (1354 quotes)
“A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.”
Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr. Johnson (1836 edition)
December 21, 1762. - Life of Samuel Johnson (1791)
April 6, 1775. - Life of Samuel Johnson (1791)
“A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.”
The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby]. (1825 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsSamuel Johnson
Born: September 18, 1709
Died: December 13, 1784 (aged 75)
Occupation: Author, essayist, lexicographer, biographer, poet
Bio: Samuel Johnson, often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and committed Tory, and has been described as arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history.