Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 [OS 7 September] – 13 December 1784), often called Dr Johnson, was an English writer who made lasting contributions as a poet, playwright, essayist, moralist, critic, biographer, editor, and lexicographer. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography calls him "arguably the most distinguished man of letters...
Love is only one of many passions.
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other.
The toughest part of being on a diet is shutting up about it.
Love without conversation is impossible.
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion.