Ignorance Quotes & Sayings
Here I have collected some of my favorite quotes about ignorance. I liked them and hope you will also like these inspirational quotes.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
Laurence J. Peter
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
H. L. Mencken
Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed.
The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it.
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.
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.
The level of ignorance is declining, and the ability to accumulate data and manipulate it for various ends is increasing.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance.
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
Genuine ignorance is... profitable because it is likely to be accompanied by humility, curiosity, and open mindedness; whereas ability to repeat catch-phrases, cant terms, familiar propositions, gives the conceit of learning and coats the mind with varnish waterproof to new ideas.
My whole career can be summed up with 'Ignorance is bliss.' When you do not know better, you do not really worry about failing.
You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry. Most people do.
Ignorance seldom vaults into knowledge, but passes into it through an intermediate state of obscurity, even as night into day through twilight.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
But let a man know that there are things to be known, of which he is ignorant, and it is so much carved out of his domain of universal knowledge.
The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To be ignorant of what happened before you were born... is to live the life of a child for ever.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge.
The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
He was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages; so ignorant that he bought a cow to ride on.
Wise men are instructed by reason; men of less understanding, by experience; the most ignorant, by necessity; the beasts, by nature.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
Arnold H. Glasow
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