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Edwin Armstrong Quotes and Sayings

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

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.
- Edwin Armstrong

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

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

 

The truth is incontrovertible,
malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
- Winston Churchill

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

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
- Socrates

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

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

At the root of all the harm we cause is ignorance.
- Pema Chodron

Where there is charity and wisdom,
there is neither fear nor ignorance.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

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

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

Fear always springs from ignorance.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the Buddhas of all the ages have been
telling you a very simple fact:
Be - don't try to become.
Within these two words, be and becoming,
your whole life is contained.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

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

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.
- Margaret Sanger

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

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

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

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence;
then success is sure.
- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

Is it ignorance or apathy?
Hey, I don't know and I don't care.
- Jimmy Buffett

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

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

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

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

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
- Elbert Hubbard

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

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
- Ambrose Bierce

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

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

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

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.
- Akhenaton

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

His ignorance is encyclopedic.
- Abba Eban

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.
- Jeremy Taylor

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

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.
- John Calvin

I have never found, in a long experience of politics,
that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
- Harold MacMillan

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

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

Ignorance is not bliss, but in my case,
that was.
- Victoria Principal

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
- Plato

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

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

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

Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
- Enrico Fermi

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

The most violent element in society is ignorance.
- Emma Goldman

Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
- Robert Benchley

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There is no sin but ignorance.
- Christopher Marlowe

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.
- Edward Irving

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding,
disbelief or ignorance.
- W. Clement Stone

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


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