Ignorance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Ignorance

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Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.
~By Countess of Blessington ~


Ignorance is always afraid of change.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
~By John Adams ~


The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.
~By William Osler ~


I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


There is no slavery but ignorance.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


On our plane knowledge and ignorance are the immemorial adversaries.
~By Frederick Soddy ~


It is hardly fair to accuse us of ignorance when it was made a crime under the former order of things to learn enough about letters to even read the Word of God.
~By George H. White ~


Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
~By Socrates ~


The huge problem in our society is the enormous ignorance of the ideas that underlie modern art.
~By Thom Mayne ~


Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


Information can bring you choices and choices bring power - educate yourself about your options and choices. Never remain in the dark of ignorance.
~By Joy Page ~


A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
~By Anatole France ~


'God's plan' is often a front for men's plans and a cover for inadequacy, ignorance, and evil.
~By Mary Daly ~


It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous motion of human beings in some direction that doesn't get confined, permanently blocked, as it has so many times before in various periods in the history of man.
~By Richard P. Feynman ~


Be ignorance thy choice, where knowledge leads to woe.
~By James Beattie ~


As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


I really think that living is the process of going from complete certainty to complete ignorance.
~By Richard Dreyfuss ~


I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant?
~By Eugenio Montale ~


Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


The fifth freedom is freedom from ignorance.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


To remove ignorance is an important branch of benevolence.
~By Ann Plato ~


Ignorance is not innocence but sin.
~By Robert Browning Hamilton ~


Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
~By Jean Vanier ~


The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.
~By Richard Bach ~


The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
~By Samuel Butler ~


We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


It ain't ignorance that causes all the trouble in this world. It's the things people know that ain't so.
~By Edwin Armstrong ~


Fullness of knowledge always means some understanding of the depths of our ignorance; and that is always conducive to humility and reverence.
~By Robert Millikan ~


Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


Absurdity is what I like most in life, and there's humor in struggling in ignorance. If you saw a man repeatedly running into a wall until he was a bloody pulp, after a while it would make you laugh because it becomes absurd.
~By David Lynch ~


By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
~By Mark Twain ~


Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


The most violent element in society is ignorance.
~By Emma Goldman ~


We receive the truths of science by compulsion. Nothing but ignorance is able to resist them.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


Art hath an enemy called Ignorance.
~By Ben Jonson ~


Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.
~By Robert Quillen ~


I will not expose the ignorance of the faculty.
~By Nancy Cartwright ~


Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don't know because we don't want to know.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


There is no sinfulness in the will and affections without some error in the understanding. All lusts which a natural man lives in, are lusts of ignorance.
~By George Gillespie ~


A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
~By Dalai Lama ~


I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
~By Ruben Blades ~


Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
~By Addison Mizner ~


There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance.
~By Hippocrates ~


An ignorance of Marx is as frequent among Marxists as an ignorance of Christ is among Catholics.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.
~By Arnold H. Glasgow ~


God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us - as, indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray.
~By John Calvin ~


If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
~By Derek Bok ~


My family and I held no hatred for those people because we realized they were victims of their own ignorance.
~By Ryan White ~


True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
~By Akhenaton ~


Ignorance is the primary source of all misery and vice.
~By Victor Cousin ~


Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
~By William Penn ~


Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
~By Plato ~


There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are no longer young. The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the middle aged are still alive.
~By Jessamyn West ~


Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


I say there is no darkness but ignorance.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred.
~By George Bancroft ~


Where ignorance is bliss it's foolish to borrow your neighbor's newspaper.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


I would point out that the cultural advance of these people has been suppressed in the past and continues to be suppressed in the present by policies designed to keep them in ignorance.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free.
~By Bill Richardson ~


I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it.
~By Edward Irving ~


When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race.
~By Margaret Sanger ~


So far as I know, there were no pains taken to preserve secrecy on this subject; that is, I saw no attempt made to keep any of the inmates of the Convent in ignorance of the murder of children.
~By Maria Monk ~


One's ignorance is one's chief asset.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


There is no darkness but ignorance.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
~By John Tillotson ~


Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
~By William Wirt ~


A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.
~By Gian Carlo Menotti ~


To act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the tides. Ignorance of this law results in periods of unreasoning enthusiasm on the one hand, and depression on the other.
~By Helena Petrova Blavatsky ~


Ignorance is the softest pillow on which a man can rest his head.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.
~By Charles Kettering ~


Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water.
~By Anatole France ~


Statistics: the mathematical theory of ignorance.
~By Morris Kline ~


All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.
~By Mark Twain ~


Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
~By Guy Debord ~


I don't think you can ever regain your ignorance.
~By Carla Bley ~


It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive it; and, therefore, he that can perceive it hath it not.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters - from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number - a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him.
~By Crystal Eastman ~


Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
~By Arnold H. Glasow ~


Fear is the only true enemy, born of ignorance and the parent of anger and hate.
~By Edward Albert ~


Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
~By Euripides ~


Ignorance is the mother of devotion.
~By Dean Henry Cole ~


To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
~By Isaac Asimov ~

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