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66Four quotes by Samuel Johnson99

Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 [O.S. 7 September] – 13 December 1784), 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'. He is also the subject of 'the most famous single work of biographical art in the whole of literature': James Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson.

66Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.99 [+]

66Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.99 [+]

66Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.99 [+]

66She was so glad to see me go that I have almost a mind to come again, that she may again have the same pleasure.99 [+]

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