Quotation by Samuel Johnson

Sir, a man who cannot get to heaven in a green coat, will not find his way thither the sooner in a grey one.
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), British author, lexicographer. repr. In Johnsonian Miscellanies, vol. 1, p. 222, ed. George Birkbeck Hill (1891). Quoted in Hester Piozzi, Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson (1786).
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