Ignorance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Ignorance

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There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
~By Mary Wortley ~


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 ~


Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
~By Robert Benchley ~


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


Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


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


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


Consciousness of myself, combined with complete ignorance of everything that does not fall within my sphere of thinking, is the most telling proof of my substantiality outside God, of my original existence.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


Curiosity killed the cat, but where human beings are concerned, the only thing a healthy curiosity can kill is ignorance.
~By Harry Lorayne ~


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 ~


The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.
~By John Rawls ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.
~By Warren Buffett ~


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


In order to have wisdom we must have ignorance.
~By Theodore Dreiser ~


With attention deficit democracy, I am trying to wake up people to how the combination of mass ignorance, fear mongering by the government, and lying politicians is putting our entire system of government to a death spiral.
~By James Bovard ~


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


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


Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
~By Will Durant ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


It is not enough to be well-intentioned; one must strive to put those intentions into action in a capable way. One must consider the effect his actions will have on others. Looked at like this, to persist in ignorance is itself dishonorable.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


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


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 ~


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


True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
~By Abigail Van Buren ~


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


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


Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom.
~By Bodhidharma ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


A great idea is usually original to more than one discoverer. Great ideas come when the world needs them. Great ideas surround the world's ignorance and press for admission.
~By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps ~


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


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


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


But what sin is to the moralist and crime to the jurist so to the scientific man is ignorance.
~By Frederick Soddy ~


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


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


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


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


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


The small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name of knowledge.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.
~By Isaac Watts ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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

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