Quotation by Samuel Johnson

A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority.
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), British author, lexicographer. Quoted in Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson, April 11, 1776 (1791).

Said over supper with James Boswell and the Corsican patriot Pasquale Paoli.
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