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Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 [7 September O.S.] – 13 December 1784) was a British author, linguist and lexicographer. His quotation "Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it", April 18, 1775, from the Book "Life of Samuel Johnson" (1791) authored by James Boswell, p. 258 is very popular among Library and Information Scientist.