Samuel Johnson, often referred to as Dr. Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. W
Born: September 18, 1709, Lichfield, United Kingdom
Died: December 13, 1784, London, United Kingdom
Spouse: Elizabeth Johnson (m. 1735–1752)
Education: Pembroke College, Oxford
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.