Men ignorant of letters, studious for their bellies, and ignominiously lazy.
- George Sandys
- To be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant. - Amos Bronson Alcott
- We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment. - George Eliot
- Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence; and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant. - Proverb
- To acknowledge the receipt of letters is always proper, to remove doubts of their miscarriage. - George Washington
- Letters are like wine; if they are sound they ripen with keeping. A man should lay down letters as he does a cellar of wine. - Samuel Butler