Samuel Johnson Quote

It is strange that there should be so little reading in the world, and so much writing. People in general do not willingly read, if they can have any thing else to amuse them.


May 1, 1783, p. 513 - Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) - Vol IV

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It is strange that there should be so little reading in the world, and so much writing. People in general do not willingly read, if they can have any ...

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It is strange that there should be so little reading in the world, and so much writing. People in general do not willingly read, if they can have any ...

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It is strange that there should be so little reading in the world, and so much writing. People in general do not willingly read, if they can have any ...

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It is strange that there should be so little reading in the world, and so much writing. People in general do not willingly read, if they can have any ...