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Quotes And Sayings About Ignorance

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True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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


In a World where people are surrounded by darkness, ignorance and fear, it is a sign of hope to be celebrating Islam's message of peace and light, and the last great Messenger, born and chosen to deliver them to all mankind.
~By Cat Stevens ~


The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.
~By Carl Sagan ~


It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
~By Joseph Wood Krutch ~


We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
~By Maya Angelou ~


A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
~By Bob Edwards ~


We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.
~By John Archibald Wheeler ~


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


Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
~By William Beveridge ~


Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
~By Thomas Paine ~


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 ~


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


I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
~By Will Rogers ~


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


All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance.
~By Will Rogers ~


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


In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


In the scattered settlements of this Diocese, schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number, and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance.
~By John Strachan ~


It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block.
~By Paul Gauguin ~


I consider nothing low but ignorance, vice, and meanness, characteristics generally found where the animal propensities predominate over the higher sentiments.
~By William John Wills ~


Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.
~By Francis of Assisi ~


Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance.
~By William Gaddis ~


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


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


Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


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


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 ~


Gross ignorance is 144 times worse than ordinary ignorance.
~By Bennett Cerf ~


Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
~By Will Durant ~


The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


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 ~


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


Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I'm against ignorance.
~By Herman Kahn ~


To attempt to superimpose its views through the exercise of force, is seldom the part of intelligence; it is frequently the part of ignorance.
~By Paul Harris ~


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


Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it.
~By Edward F. Halifax ~


We Hoosiers hold to some quaint notions. Some might say we 'cling' to them, though not out of fear or ignorance. We believe in paying our bills. We have kept our state in the black throughout the recent unpleasantness, while cutting rather than raising taxes, by practicing an old tribal ritual - we spend less money than we take in.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


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


Our lives are universally shortened by our ignorance.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.
~By William Safire ~


Without feeling abashed by my ignorance, I confess that I am absolutely unable to say. In the absence of an appearance of learning, my answer has at least one merit, that of perfect sincerity.
~By Jean Henri Fabre ~


Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
~By James Madison ~


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


The truth is that our race survived ignorance; it is our scientific genius that will do us in.
~By Stephen Vizinczey ~


Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today and it will set the pace tomorrow.
~By Frank Dane ~


They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
~By Terry Pratchett ~


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


Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


Ignorance is not bliss - it is oblivion.
~By Philip Wylie ~


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


Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it; materialism, and a consequent intellectual laxity, both of these have done destructive work in the colleges.
~By Katharine Fullerton Gerould ~


The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
~By George Eliot ~


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


It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
~By Charles Dudley Warner ~


A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


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 ~


Mystery is but another name for ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain!
~By Tryon Edwards ~


Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
~By Charles Darwin ~


Chance is a name for our ignorance.
~By Leslie Stephen ~


The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned.
~By Gerard De Nerval ~


When ignorance gets started it knows no bounds.
~By Will Rogers ~


He was distinguished for ignorance; for he had only one idea, and that was wrong.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


The level of ignorance is declining, and the ability to accumulate data and manipulate it for various ends is increasing.
~By Bruce Sterling ~


The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
~By Karl A. Menninger ~


Ignorance is the mother of all evils.
~By Francois Rabelais ~


Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.
~By Karl Popper ~


Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness.
~By Sidney Hook ~


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


His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


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 ~


Why should we, however, in economics, have to plead ignorance of the sort of facts on which, in the case of a physical theory, a scientist would certainly be expected to give precise information?
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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 ~


I wish you would read a little poetry sometimes. Your ignorance cramps my conversation.
~By Anthony Hope ~


In expanding the field of knowledge we but increase the horizon of ignorance.
~By Henry Miller ~


Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.
~By Isaiah Berlin ~


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 ~


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 ~


Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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


If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
~By Carter Burwell ~


The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


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


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


To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy.
~By Blaise Pascal ~

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