Samuel Johnson Quote

All violation of established practice implies in its own nature a rejection of the common opinion, a defiance of common censure, and an appeal from general laws to private judgment: he, therefore, who differs form others without apparent advantage, ought not to be angry if his arrogance is punished with ridicule; if those whose example he superciliously overlooks, point him out to derision, and hoot him back again into the common road.


The Adventurer (ed. 1794)

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All violation of established practice implies in its own nature a rejection of the common opinion, a defiance of common censure, and an appeal from...

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All violation of established practice implies in its own nature a rejection of the common opinion, a defiance of common censure, and an appeal from...

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All violation of established practice implies in its own nature a rejection of the common opinion, a defiance of common censure, and an appeal from...

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All violation of established practice implies in its own nature a rejection of the common opinion, a defiance of common censure, and an appeal from...