Quotation by Samuel Johnson

A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), British author, lexicographer. Quoted in Johnsonian Miscellanies, vol. 2, p. 11, ed. George Birkbeck Hill (1897). "Apophthegms," vol. 11, Works, ed. John Hawkins (1787-1789).
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