Posts tagged ‘Samuel Johnson’

November 27, 2013

Quote of the Day: Samuel Johnson

Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good. 

May 7, 2013

Quote of the Day: Samuel Johnson

Tediousness is the most fatal of all faults.

February 11, 2013

Quote of the Day: Samuel Johnson

It will not always happen that the success of a poet is proportionate to his labor.

December 16, 2011

Quote of the Day: Samuel Johnson

The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, and familiar things new.

June 7, 2011

Quote of the Day: Samuel Johnson

The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar and familiar things new.