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Irene Peter Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Intelligence

Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.
- Irene Peter

Anyone who thinks there's safety in numbers hasn't
looked at the stock market pages.
- Irene Peter

Today, if you are not confused, you are not thinking clearly.
- Irene Peter

 

To make crime unprofitable, let the government run it.
- Irene Peter

Always be sincere, even when you don't mean it.
- Irene Peter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
- Herodotus

Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
- Plato

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

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

Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
- Guy Debord

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

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

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

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

His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

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.
- Voltaire

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

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

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

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

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.
- John Strachan

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

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

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

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

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

Chance is a name for our ignorance.
- Leslie Stephen

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

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

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


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