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Ignorance Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fear always springs from ignorance.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
- George Eliot

A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance.
- Herbert Spencer

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

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

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

Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
- Thomas Gray

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.
- George Gillespie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ignorance is always afraid of change.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts;
for if you let it pass,
the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
- William Wirt

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

One's ignorance is one's chief asset.
- Wallace Stevens

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

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

The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something
you don't know anything about.
- Wayne Dyer

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

I'm against ignorance.
- Herman Kahn

The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.
- William Osler

They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing,
but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
- Terry Pratchett

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

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

Ignorance is not innocence but sin.
- Robert Browning Hamilton


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