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Samuel Johnson
(1709-1784) born on
Sep 18
English lexicographer, critic. He was remembered for writing the first critique of Shakespeare, 1765 and "Dictionary of the English Language," 1755.
There is nothing too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.

All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.
The true genius is a mind of large general powers, accidentally determined to some particular direction.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
If I have said something to hurt a man once, I shall not get the better of this by saying many things to please him.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
A: "Lives of the English Poets."
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: 15 Sep 1777; in James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson, 1791.

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