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" The only end of writing is to enable the readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 118
by Samuel Johnson - 1806
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Consplawkus: A Writer's Life

Críostóir Ó Floinn - 1999 - 303 pages
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 pages
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Successful Writing for Qualitative Researchers

Peter Woods - 1999 - 158 pages
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The Passion for Happiness: Samuel Johnson and David Hume

Adam Potkay - 2000 - 241 pages
...of some invisible order of beings, for surely they are of no use to any of the corporeal inhabitants of the world. Of the productions of the last bounteous...readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it" (AfW 536). Not to be outdone in sentiments of this type, Hume concludes his Enquiry concerning Human...
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Best of Prairie Schooner: Personal Essays

Hilda Raz, Kate Flaherty - 2000 - 195 pages
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The Making of the English Literary Canon: From the Middle Ages to the Late ...

Trevor Ross, Trevor Thornton Ross - 2000 - 400 pages
...pre-eminent value of all writings, biographies included, was to provide persuasive models of conduct "to enable the readers better to enjoy life, or better to endure it."49 I end with Johnson because his criticism was to be the last significant expression of a residual...
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Collins Quotation Finder

2001 - 829 pages
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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Laurence Sterne - 2003 - 735 pages
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Leadership That Matters: The Critical Factors for Making a Difference in ...

Marshall Sashkin, Molly G. Sashkin - 2003 - 256 pages
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Partisan Review

1963
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