Dr. Samuel JohnsonDr. Samuel Johnson, (1709-1784) English author, poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer

Dr. Samuel Johnson Quote

“Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intelligence.”

Dr. Samuel JohnsonDr. Samuel Johnson
~ Dr. Samuel Johnson

The Rambler, 1750-52

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EGL, LA    9/22/06

Of course, but a simple quote.

David L Rosenthal

...only until everything is known.

Jack, Greenm OH

Curiosity is not just one of the characteristics of a vigorous intelligence, it is the beginning of knowledge. .

Ken, Allyn, WA

And yet, it killed the cat.

E Archer, NYC

Always keep questioning.

Anonymous, Reston, VA US

Only the ignorant think they know everything... or even could know everything...

Mike, Norwalk

I like it a lot. The occupying statist theocracy infesting this land has shown that the dumbing down of the specie has diminished curiosity in individual sovereignty, inalienable rights, liberty and natural law.


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