Samuel Johnson Quote


Samuel Johnson
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Samuel JohnsonShare on Facebook

Born: September 18, 1709

Died: December 13, 1784 (aged 75)

Nationality: English

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.

Quote of the day

What is Nature? An encyclopedical, systematic Index or Plan of our Spirit. Why will we content us with the mere catalogue of our Treasures? Let us contemplate them ourselves, and in all ways elaborate and use them.
Novalis

Popular Authors

Ambrose Bierce
Saint Augustine
Edmund Spenser
Randall Jarrell
Don Miller
Josh Billings
Gore Vidal
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
William S. Burroughs
Horace
Bernard Baruch
Evelyn Waugh
W. Clement Stone
George MacDonald
Dalai Lama
Dorothy L. Sayers