"Hunger is never ..." Quote of Samuel Johnson

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hunger is never delicate; they who are seldom gorged to the full with praise may be safely fed with gross compliments, for the appetite must be satisfied before it is disgusted.

Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. repr. In Works of Samuel Johnson, vol. 5, ed. W.J. Bate and Albrecht B. Strauss (1969). Rambler (London, Jan. 21, 1752), no. 193.