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Quotes And Sayings About Ignorance

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


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


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


Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


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


Most criticism of advertising is written in ignorance of what actually happens inside these agencies.
~By Michael Schudson ~


Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.
~By Saadi ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
~By Petrarch ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


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


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


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


I'm against ignorance.
~By Herman Kahn ~


And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


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


Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
~By Will Durant ~


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


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


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


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


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


People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines... There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
~By Bill Gates ~


Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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


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 ~


Now, ignorance is one thing, ignorance can be cured. But many of the Republican leaders opposing this research know better.
~By Ron Reagan ~


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


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


All around me insisted that my doubts proved only my own ignorance and sinfulness; that they knew by experience they would soon give place to true knowledge, and an advance in religion; and I felt something like indecision.
~By Maria Monk ~


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


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


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 ~


People's ignorance really pisses me off. Stupidity is when you can't help it-ignorance is when you choose not to understand something.
~By Sarah McLachlan ~


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 ~


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


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


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


There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see.
~By John Masefield ~


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 ~


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


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


Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance.
~By Graham Greene ~


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


No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure; but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.
~By Saint Patrick ~


I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth.
~By Molly Ivins ~


My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
~By Maya Angelou ~


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


War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
~By George Orwell ~


It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.
~By Voltaire ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


Ignorance breeds fear.
~By Mike Wilson ~


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


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


Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


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 ~


Uncertainty and fear and ignorance about immigrants, about people who are different, has a history as old as our Nation.
~By Luis Gutierrez ~


Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.
~By Hippocrates ~


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


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 ~


The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it.
~By George Kimble ~


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


When an individual, a sect, a clique or a nation hates and despises another individual, sect, clique or nation, he or they simply do not know the objects of their hatred. Ignorance is at the bottom of it.
~By Paul Harris ~


Ignorance is kind of bliss.
~By Jackie DeShannon ~


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 ~


The reason there's so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


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 ~


There is no sin but ignorance.
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


The hope that poverty and ignorance may gradually be extinguished, derives indeed much support from the steady progress of the working classes during the nineteenth century.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


If they exert it not for good, they will for evil; if they advance not knowledge, they will perpetuate ignorance.
~By Frances Wright ~


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


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


It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


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


People talk about revelation, and say it has ceased; but what ignorance it bespeaks, when man knows not the least thing on earth without revelation.
~By Elias Hicks ~


The inspiration of the Bible depends upon the ignorance of the gentleman who reads it.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~

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