Samuel Johnson Quote

People seldom read a book which is given to them; and few are given. The way to spread a work is to sell it at a low price. No man will send to buy a thing that costs even sixpence without an intention to read it.


Dr. Johnson's Table Talk (ed. 1798)

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People seldom read a book which is given to them; and few are given. The way to spread a work is to sell it at a low price. No man will send to buy a ...

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People seldom read a book which is given to them; and few are given. The way to spread a work is to sell it at a low price. No man will send to buy a ...

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People seldom read a book which is given to them; and few are given. The way to spread a work is to sell it at a low price. No man will send to buy a ...

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People seldom read a book which is given to them; and few are given. The way to spread a work is to sell it at a low price. No man will send to buy a ...