Daniel Bell Quote

That fabulous polymath Samuel Johnson maintained that no man in his right mind ever read a book through from beginning to end.


Foreword: 1978, p. xi - The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism (1976)

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That fabulous polymath Samuel Johnson maintained that no man in his right mind ever read a book through from beginning to end.

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That fabulous polymath Samuel Johnson maintained that no man in his right mind ever read a book through from beginning to end.

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That fabulous polymath Samuel Johnson maintained that no man in his right mind ever read a book through from beginning to end.

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That fabulous polymath Samuel Johnson maintained that no man in his right mind ever read a book through from beginning to end.