"That observation which ..." Quote of Samuel Johnson

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

That observation which is called knowledge of the world will be found much more frequently to make men cunning than good.

Samuel Johnson
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. repr. in Works of Samuel Johnson, vol. 3, eds. W.J. Bate and Albrecht B. Strauss (1969). Rambler (London, March 31, 1750), no. 4.