About Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson, 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. Johnson was a devout Anglican and committed Tory, and has been described as "arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English... Wikipedia
18 September 1709 OS, Lichfield, England
December 13, 1784, London, England

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Samuel Johnson Quotes

A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) by James Boswell
Pleasure of itself is not a vice.
Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) by James Boswell
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
April 7, 1775, Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) by James Boswell