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Samuel Johnson Poems | Quotes | Articles

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Samuel Johnson poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best Samuel Johnson resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

Samuel Johnson Biography.... English poet essayist moralist literary critic biographer editor and lexicographer


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Johnson Quotes

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Quote Left Treating your adversary with respect is giving him an advantage to which he is not entitled. Quote Right
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Quote Left Patriotism having become one of our topicks, Johnson suddenly uttered, in a strong determined tone, an apophthegm, at which many will start Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. But let it be considered that he did not mean a real and generous love of our country, but that pretended patriotism which so many, in all ages and countries, have made a cloak of self- interest. Quote Right
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Quote Left Players, Sir! I look on them as no better than creatures set upon tables and joint stools to make faces and produce laughter, like dancing dogs. Quote Right
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Quote Left Every man is rich or poor according to the proportion between his desires and his enjoyments. Quote Right
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Quote Left Your manuscript is both good and original; but the parts that are good are not original, and the parts that are original are not good. Quote Right
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