"Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language."

"He that reads books of science, though without any fixed idea of improvement, will grow more knowing; he that entertains himself with moral or religious treatises, will imperceptibly advance in goodness."

"Some read that they may embellish their conversation, or shine in dispute; but the most prevalent reason of study is the impossibility of finding another amusement equally cheap or constant."

Dr. Samuel Johnson (creator of the English Dictionary)


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