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Quotes And Sayings About Ignorance

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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 ~


All comparisons between America's current place in the world and anything legitimately called an empire in the past reveal ignorance and confusion about any reasonable meaning of the concept empire, especially the comparison with the Roman Empire.
~By Donald Kagan ~


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


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 ~


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


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


The little I know I owe to my ignorance.
~By Sacha Guitry ~


The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


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


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


Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.
~By Thucydides ~


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


Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
~By Maya Angelou ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I want to fight poverty and ignorance and give opportunity to those people who are locked out.
~By Russell Simmons ~


Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
~By William Hazlitt ~


I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance.
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


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


We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology.
~By Ron Reagan ~


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


Ah! destructive Ignorance, what shall be done to chase thee out of the World!
~By Cotton Mather ~


In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because they freeze perceptions at one moment in history and then insist we continue to use these frozen perceptions when we should be doing better.
~By Edward de Bono ~


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


I have to plead basic ignorance of most new jazz artists here.
~By Gary Lucas ~


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


I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


I could never accept findings based almost exclusively on mathematics. 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 ~


One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge.
~By Robert Lynd ~


Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


What I love about the East End is that there's a great perseverance, determination and courage. What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes a celebration of ignorance.
~By Eddie Marsan ~


Until you understand a writer's ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


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


It was easy to present figures demonstrating the contrast between lead work in the United States under conditions of neglect and ignorance, and comparable work in England and Germany, under intelligent control.
~By Alice Hamilton ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.
~By Heraclitus ~


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


There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.
~By Lord Acton ~


Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.
~By Irene Peter ~


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


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


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 ~


If you are kept in ignorance of the true way and permit yourself to rely upon and be guided by the opinion of imperfect man, you can never gain the riches that will bring you peace and lasting happiness.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Ignorance and superstition ever bear a close and mathematical relation to each other.
~By James F. Cooper ~


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


It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
~By Enrico Fermi ~


The former ruling class kept the community of actors in ignorance by means of various lies.
~By Bela Lugosi ~


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


Ignorance breeds fear.
~By Mike Wilson ~


In the clashes between ignorance and intelligence, ignorance is generally the aggressor.
~By Paul Harris ~


Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
~By Enrico Fermi ~


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


Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
~By Plato ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up.
~By Mary Astell ~


If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only, prepared to hear all things, and decide upon all things, according to evidence, we should do more wisely to sit down contented in ignorance, than to bestir ourselves only to reap disappointment.
~By Frances Wright ~


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


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


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 ~


Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all; too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.
~By Plato ~


We keep, in science, getting a more and more sophisticated view of our essential ignorance.
~By Warren Weaver ~


Privacy under what circumstance? Privacy at home under what circumstances? You have more privacy if everyone's illiterate, but you wouldn't really call that privacy. That's ignorance.
~By Bruce Sterling ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


Ignorance is a menace to peace.
~By Paul Harris ~


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


To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.
~By John Ruskin ~


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


Until as recently as November of 1966, I had complete faith in the Warren Report. Of course, my faith in the Report was grounded in ignorance, since I had never read it.
~By Jim Garrison ~


The Age of Information, Has turned out to be the Age of Ignorance.
~By Mark Crispin Miller ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~

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