Quote by Samuel Johnson : “Ignorance when voluntary is criminal”

Ignorance, when voluntary, is criminal, and a man may be properly charged with that evil which he neglected or refused to learn how to prevent. – Samuel Johnson

Quote by Samuel Johnson : “Perhaps the excellence of aphorisms”

Perhaps the excellence of aphorisms consists not so much in the expression of some rare or abstruse sentiment, as in the comprehension of some obvious and useful truth in a few words.We frequently fall into error and folly, not because the true principles of action are not known, but because, for a time, they are […]

Quote by Samuel Johnson : “One of the disadvantages of”

One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts. – Samuel Johnson

Quote by Samuel Johnson : “Leisure and curiosity might soon”

Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles. – Samuel Johnson

Quote by Samuel Johnson : “Integrity without knowledge is weak”

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. – Samuel Johnson

Quote by Samuel Johnson : “Knowledge is of two kinds”

Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it. – Samuel Johnson