Quotation Explorer - 'Ignorance'

It is always possible that society you live in might go backwards, towards the land of ignorance and darkness! While this tragedy and stupidity happening, you must move forward! You must walk forward, towards the light and wisdom, to the land of reason! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. - Daniel J. Boorstin
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. - Maya Angelou
I believe every minister of the gospel is called to this ministry first of all. The ministry of light, the ministry of destruction of darkness, the ministry of setting people free from ignorance. - Sunday Adelaja
Ils venaient de prendre conscience de l'immensité de leur ignorance. - René Barjavel
A fool is someone whose arrogance is only surpassed by his ignorance. - Orrin Woodward
Ignorance is of a peculiar nature; once dispelled, it is impossible to reestablish it. It is not originally a thing of itself, but is only the absence of knowledge; and though man may be kept ignorant, he cannot be made ignorant. - Thomas Paine
There is no limit to the amount of intelligence invested in ignorance when the need for illusion runs deep. - Saul Bellow
I’m now ‘Doctor’ to the patients and I have to cover my ignorance by waving my arms and looking grave. - Howard Florey
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Proudness is from ignorance, humbleness is from wisdom - Kamaran Ihsan Salih
We can do away with ignorance, if we take it upon ourselves to encourage each other to use our intelligence. - Unarine Ramaru
Faith, that's another word for ignorance, isn't it? I never understood how people could be so proud of believing in something with no proof at all. Like that's an achievement. - House M.D,
Sometimes... Reason and Love are met with a violent ignorance that even what's right gets lost. Our heart bleeds, but when does the blood shed end and the healing begin? - Solange nicole
Ignorance follows knowledge, not the other way around. - Stuart Firestein
Until ignorance, of one’s own Self (the Soul), is removed, illusory attachment (moha) will not go away. - Dada Bhagwan
know your ignorance; defile your ignorance - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Fall from ignorance, and you will rise to reason. - Matshona Dhliwayo
To mock something is pure ignorance. Intelligent people even open themselves to things that they don't understand. […] When an ignorant praises something, it won't probably be something profound. Surely it can't be the Principle that guides us. - Alfonso Colodrón
until we courageously find a cheaper antidote to our ignorance, we shall always pay a higher price for our ignorance courageously. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Science is the topography of ignorance. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Ignorance is a virus. Once it starts spreading, it can only be cured by reason. For the sake of humanity, we must be that cure. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Into blinding darkness enter those who worship ignorance and those who delight in knowledge enter into still greater darkness, as it were.
One of the most deadly causes of destruction of divine destinies is when a leader is failing, but he or she does not know it. Ignorance about your role is a death plot against people's successes. - Israelmore Ayivor
Accessibility to information never been so advanced and easy in entire human history as it is now and we have no excuse for ignorance. - Baris Gencel
Your ignorance, cramps my conversation. - Sir Anthony Hawkins
Ignorance binds people tighter than culture. - Raheel Farooq
The evil that is in the world always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence, if they lack understanding. On the whole, men are more good than bad; that, however, isn't the real point. But they are more or less ignorant, and it is this that we call vice or virtue; - Albert Camus
We have always been sort of monosyllabic in terms of languages, and that extends into ignorance or wariness of other cultures.
Until we accept that our children have much more of a risk of being sexually abused than drowning in a pool, being struck by a car, stricken with cancer, hurt by a vaccination, or diagnosed with ebola, we contribute to a culture of panic and ignorance. - Ann Brasco
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune. - Plato
Never underestimate your own ignorance. - Albert Einstein
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities. - George Eliot
Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom. - Bodhidharma
Knowledge may be terrible, but we can only prefer it to ignorance. Light may be terrible, but we can only prefer it to the dark. - Welcome to Nightvale
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance. - Hippocrates
When you read without an open mind, you're already filtering ideas and intended message. Selective reading contributes to wilful ignorance. - Unarine Ramaru
Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge. - Horace Mann
I am being a minister of light and a destroyer of ignorance and I shall never keep quiet until this horrendous mountain is pulled down in my country, in the church of Christ and in my continent. - Sunday Adelaja
When you start speaking the "TRUTH" it creates enemies out of Ignorance. But always learn to speak the truth, though, it should be a solid weapon to a positive progression. - Henry Johnson Jr
All our knowledge brings us nearer to our ignorance. - T.S. Eliot
Faith means I chose not to know, which is different than ignorance which refuses to know. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Why must ignorance be destroyed? Because it is the number one destroyer of the people of God - Sunday Adelaja
Less fear, more courage.Less doubt, more faith.Less talking, more action.Less ignorance, more knowledge. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Ignorance never settles a question. - Benjamin Disraeli
You are not blamed for your unwilling ignorance, but because you fail to ask about what you do not know.... For no one is prevented from leaving behind the disadvantage of ignorance and seeking the advantage of knowledge. - Augustine of Hippo
Ignorance never yet helped anybody. - Karl Marx
When I was foolish, I detested sagacity. I ate the fruits of my foolishness and ignorance. I thank God because I was once foolish. It was from my foolishness that I learnt and understood the true savour of sagacity. - Ogwo David Emenike
Because of ignorance and negligence we lost the most precious value-life - Sunday Adelaja
I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil.And that no one knows the truth. - Molly Ivins
Ignorance and virtue suck on the same straw... - Gabriel Thy
No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance. - Atwood H. Townsend
The Soul’s doership has arisen due to ignorance. Because of this, the inner working components of antaskaran [mind, intellect, chitta and ego] have arisen, and so has the relative-self [prakruti]. - Dada Bhagwan
Opinion: a sign of ignorance. - Marty Rubin
The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. - Lytton Strachey
You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft; a certain free-margin, and even vagueness - ignorance, credulity - helps your enjoyment of these things. - Walt Whitman
Ignorance breeds success. - Stephen Richards
Something draws you... An impatience with your own ignorance. - Richard Ford
Ignorance need not remove the crown on the head of a king before making him a slave - Osho Samuel Adetunji
Unnecessary Counter arguments. Can expose your ignorance and stupidity. - Talees Rizvi
You see many stars in the sky at night, but not when the sun rises. Can you therefore say that there are no stars in the heavens during the day? Because you cannot find God in the days of your ignorance, say not that there is no God. - Ramakrishna
Darkness, that is, ignorance, limits our visibility. - Sunday Adelaja
It's okay not to know all the answers. It's better to admit our ignorance than to believe answers that might be wrong. Pretending to know everything closes the door to finding out what's already there. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward. - Kahlil Gibran
It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge. - Enrico Fermi
Paying the high cost of education is better than paying the high price of ignorance. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Conscientious stupidity is a religion for most. Many will deny it, but it's those same people that find it easier to ignore the truth. This religion can only be followed by their humble ignorance. It's safe to assume, that this religion is an illusion of knowledge. - Lionel Suggs
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. - Socrates
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge. - Alfred North Whitehead
When we can’t see ourselves in our history, we begin to think that we are disconnected and suffering alone. Historical ignorance always precedes cultural imbalances and individual despair. - Aurin Squire
The tram can run over you only if you are on the tram way! The darkness can run over you only if you are on the ignorance way! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Enlightenment is the AWARENESS that ALL is ONE and ONE is ALL. Ignorance is the illusion of separateness. - Manprit Kaur
Ignorance is sacred and im an atheist. - Xristos Grigore
Everyone gets forgotten because of Alzheimer's, ignored because of ignorance about oneself and replaced because of trying to stay in the same place. - Amit Abraham
To really know is science; to merely believe you know is ignorance. - Hippocrates
I’m not going to censor myself to comfort your ignorance - Jon Stewart
Ignorance is bliss Knowing is depressing Wisdom is peace - S.R
Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy. - Jean de la Bruyere
If you did not in your own mind distinguish between useful and erroneous information, then you were not learning at all, you were merely replacing ignorance with false belief, which was no improvement. - Orson Scott Card
I'm always angry about the death of people who are still alive, their eyes are opened, yet they can't see anything...the spell of ignorance - Michael Bassey Johnson
sometimes in your works, give people the opportunity to express their ignorance; then you prove the wrong with your works. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results. - Warren Buffett
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
Faced with so much ignorance and prejudice currently I can only comment that Facebook is a breeding ground for the worst fruits of our coarse personality. - J.B.Alves
Ignorance shrinks minds; perception is the compass to knowledge. - Vasilios Karpos
If we preach God, it means we preach light. Consequently we preach freedom from ignorance. - Sunday Adelaja
Praying in a Temple is like Lighting a Candle. One kills the ignorance and the other kills the darkness . - gaurav rao
Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege. In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America. - Tim Wise
LEARNING, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious. - Ambrose Bierce
To turn down knowledge is to resign to ignorance. - Kyle Schmalenberg
What is knowledge but a lucid enunciation of ignorance of yesterday. If there is no darkness to dispel, there can be no light. - R. N. Prasher
If the devil cannot get you by SIN, he will seek to get you by IGNORANCE. - Abayomi Aikulola
To attack terrorism, firstly attack the ignorance which is the greatest source of terrorism! Attack the ignorance worldwide because ignorance often creates sick minds! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Ignorance is not linear, it's exponential. - Spuds Crawford
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. - H.L. Mencken
Sometimes ignorance is a bliss. If you reach enlightenment (in one way or another), you may see the reality of human nature. You may like it, or you may reject it. But certainly you won't regret it. Rise again! - MD. Muhtashimur Rahman
God is an ever-receding pocket of scientific ignorance. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Ignore ignorance? You might as well withhold medicine from a very sick patient. Not only will the patient get worse, the disease will spread. - Stifyn Emrys
You may assume infinite ignorance and unlimited intelligence.
Out of ignorance, out of confusion, arise the true words. - Marty Rubin
You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft; a certain free-margin , or even vagueness - ignorance, credulity - helps your enjoyment of these things. - Walt Whitman
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without. - Henry David Thoreau
The reason God exists is because ignorance is bliss, and God is true bliss. - Lionel Suggs
To my shame, my nation and the church of the lord Jesus Christ in my continent is covered head to toe in this ignorance. - Sunday Adelaja
The seeking face that will not alter when presented with reason, must delight in its wearer's prideful ignorance. - Justin Kyle McFarlane Beau
I crave for knowledge. I envy tolerant, peaceful folks. I am frightened by ignorance. I loathe violence. - tsegaye gebre medhin
An insufficient level of awareness is indistinguishable from ignorance. - R.A.Delmonico
We do not learn for the benefit of anyone, we learn to unlearn ignorance. - Michael Bassey Johnson
To be free of insistence [free of forcing one's own opinion] is the path of Vitragta [attachment-free state, the enlightened one]. Quit insisting at all places. To even insist on the truth, God has considered it as ignorance. There is no insistence in ‘Us’ whatsoever! - Dada Bhagwan
Ignorance is not a capital crime. It is a correctable condition. - Laura Knight-Jadczyk
Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed. - Don Wood
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant - Amos Bronson Alcott
Theology is ignorance with wings. - Sam Harris
Oh, Confucius, "real knowledge" is to know we will ever be able to measure the extent of our, or one's, ignorance. - Lúcia Ramos
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. - Robert Orben
If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them. - Isaac Asimov
It would be the height of absurdity to label ignorance tempered by humility "faith"!(Institutio III.2.3) - John Calvin
The seeming imperfections of Earth, the hazards and inequalities of life, the cruelty, harshness and apparent indifference to suffering and affliction are not what they seem; as it is Earth is perfect for its purpose. It is ignorance of that purpose which makes it appear imperfect. - Kolbrin BIble
But here steps in Satan, the eternal rebel, the first freethinker and the emancipator of worlds. He makes man ashamed of his bestial ignorance and obedience; he emancipates him, stamps upon his brow the seal of liberty and humanity, in urging him to disobey and eat of the fruit of knowledge. - Mikhail Bakunin
Because of the indefinite nature of the human mind, wherever it is lost in ignorance man makes himself the measure of all things. - Giambattista Vico
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance. - Confucius
Education levels are highly and negatively correlated to religious belief. In other words, ignorance is bliss. - Cesar Nascimento
An idea is like a spark to creativity, which turns to a wild conflagration of thoughts, burning every ignorance. When the fire burns, the creative power is awake, and comes out to join the ideas in your head to bring out the hidden valuables the world never knew - Michael Bassey Johnson
Knowledge comes from leaning - Ignorance is born from not wanting to know the difference! - Robbie Thomas
Envy comes from people’s ignorance of, or lack of belief, in their own gifts. - Jean Vanier
The biggest battle is the war against ignorance. - Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Ignorance is Illiteracy. - Ahtesham
Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. - Mark Twain
It is ignorance or at least lack of consideration of heavenly things that make the temporal things of this world, whether good or evil, greater than they really are. - Tom Patton
Where ignorance lurks, so too do the frontiers of discovery and imagination - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Ignorance is pass from one generation to other. - Deyth Banger
Attachment-abhorrence is an ‘effect’ and ignorance (of the self) is the ‘cause’! - Dada Bhagwan
Ignorance is a horrible thing. But arrogance, the belief that knowing a little more than the ignorant makes you wise, is more horrible still. - James Rozoff
Behind every argument is someone's ignorance. - Louis D. Brandeis
Fear of the unknown and the other is the root of almost all hate. It is born of ignorance and fed by those who would keep us divided. - Tinnekke Bebout
I will not keep quiet until a revolution is started to fight ignorance and superstitions in the church of the lord Jesus Christ and in the nation of my birth. - Sunday Adelaja
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. - Frederick Douglass
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance as it accumulates in the form of inert facts. - Henry Adams
If bees die, people will die. Only ignorance never dies! ("Why step out of nature ?") - Erik Pevernagie
until we courageously find a cheaper antidote to our ignorance, we shall courageously pay a higher price for our ignorance always - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
[...] where ignorance is bliss,'Tis folly to be wise. - Thomas Gray
If you want to wait till your black hairs turn grey and your teeth start pulling out before you become a leader, you are either too fast to prove your ignorance, or you are too late to know who you are made of. - Israelmore Ayivor
It's sad to see the world live in ignorance full of pain only enjoyed luxuriously by the few stupid greedy ones. - Auliq Ice
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is worse than active ignorance. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance. - Harold Macmillan
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
The seeking face that does not alter when presented with peace and reason, must bask in its wearer's prideful ignorance. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Ignorance is avoiding that which stands in front of me out of the misplaced hope that it will put what I’m ignoring behind me. Instead, it’s most certain to drop it on top of me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We are living in a world where Ignorance is celebrated as wisdom and Wisdom sidelined as Ignorance. - Rajesh Nanoo
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge. - Elbert Hubbard
War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength - George Orwell
Good things are always appreciated, bad things deserve ignorance. - Ritesh Shrivastav
ignorance to a certain degree can be corrected but, it shall always be an effort in futility to correct a certain degree of ignorance! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Don't name our stupidity, ignorance, stupid rules and lack of skills DESTINY! - Maliheh Sadat Razavi
Each day, the goal is to receive knowledge and remove ignorance. This reveals what we all search for. Wisdom. - J.R. Rim
I will not dumb myself down to make someone else more comfortable with their ignorance. - Kelli Jae Baeli
Unfortunately there is no vaccination to protect the soul from the menacing disease of social ignorance manifested by character-void homosapiens. - Tracey Bond
So the paradox goes: No man who is really ignorant is ever aware that he is ignorant. That is its finest, most faulty manifestation; there can be no true ignorance without first some claim of intelligence or consciousness, or superiority or enlightenment. - Criss Jami
Education reform doesn't come cheap. But the price of ignorance is far, far greater - Rania Al Abdullah
I would have been glad to agree to let them all proceed henceforth in complete ignorance of psychology, if they would forget my opinion of chocolate sodas or the story of the amusing episode on a Spanish streetcar. - B.F. Skinner
The trouble with most folks isn't so much their ignorance. It's know'n so many things that ain't so. - Josh Billings
Only ignorance makes people put up with defeat. - Sunday Adelaja
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.' - Isaac Asimov
It is better to confess ignorance than provide it. - Homer Hickam
For some things, my patience overflows; For contented ignorance, I have but a drop. - Andrea L'Artiste
People often find comfort in ignorance of illusions, but rarely find solace in the truth of reality. - Lionel Suggs
One enjoyed the mental pleasures through ignorance (of the Self), and that is cause of the worldly life. Only the bliss of the ‘Knowledge’ [of the Soul, one’s True Self] is to be enjoyed. - Dada Bhagwan
There is only one calamity: ignorance. And there is only one solution: enlightenment. - SadhguruJV
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
It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine. - Heraclitus
He who is not aware of his ignorance will only be misled by his knowledge. - Richard Whatley
. . . the mysteries, on belief in which theology would hang the destinies of mankind, are cunningly devised fables whose origin and growth are traceable to the age of Ignorance, the mother of credulity. - Edward Clodd
Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self. - Guru Nanak
Innocence dwells with Wisdom, but never with Ignorance. - William Blake
The common curse of mankind,-folly and ignorance. - William Shakespeare
In the ignorant state, there is a ‘limit’ for good qualities, it is known as the self-pride. Self-serving pride (swa-maan) is the limit of virtues in the realm of ignorance. - Dada Bhagwan
Any formal attack on ignorance is bound to fail because the masses are always ready to defend their most precious possession - their ignorance. - Hendrik Willem van Loon
I do not fight with enemies, I try to help them and love them for their ignorance. - Debasish Mridha
Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
I count religion but a childish toy, And hold there is no sin but ignorance. Birds of the air will tell of murders past. I am asham'd to hear such fooleries! - Christopher Marlowe
Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.
The burden of knowledge is lighter than the joy of ignorance. - Ogwo David Emenike
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. - Richard Bach
The ending of sorrow is the beginning of wisdom. Knowledge is always within the shadow of ignorance. Meditation is freedom from thought and a movement in the ecstasy of truth. Meditation is explosion of intelligence. - Krishnamurti
A ship with a hole underneath is doomed to sink! And ignorance is also a hole in the brain, a big hole! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Destroying a book is not the same as destroying a human lif. It is much more serious. For when you end the life of a book you destroy the ideas of countless thinkers who inspired it, and condemn future generations to darkness and ignorance. - Photozeiger
Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care. - William Safire
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge. - Isaac Asimov
Problem with Man isn't just his ignorance, not just his iniquities, not just his rebellious nature, not just his pride; above all, his problem is his unwillingness to come out of it - Ajay Chandan
The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it - Lawrence M. Krauss
Sometimes it's good to let people swim in ocean of ignorance and let them struggle to the shores of enlightenment. - Uzoma Nnadi
Great future through ignorance often ends in great regret because God often times gives us what we need in a package we do not want. - Peter Isekiigbe DE Rock
The irony of American history is the tendency of good white Americanas to presume racial innocence. Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege.In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America. - Tim Wise
I have never found in a long experience of politics that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance. - Harold Macmillan
Ignorance is the worst liberation. To know even a few is better than knowing nothing at all. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Fear melts like ice when we allow love's divine light to shine upon our ignorance. - Soul Dancer
Acceptance of ignorance (of reality) is the true knowledge path. - Dada Bhagwan
After you've seen behind the facade of a stage set you can't take the play seriously any more. You can't go backwards and regain your ignorance; you have to move forward. - Zeena Schreck
All the perplexities, confusions, and distress in America arise, not from defects in their constitution or confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation. - John Adams
It is a tragedy of modern life that the light of truth scares the society much more than the darkness of ignorance. - Abhijit Naskar
In times of division and strife, build bridges to the hearts of those clouded by anger, hurt, hatred, and ignorance, so you can help open and understand their minds and hearts, and they can understand yours. - Imania Margria
Happiness lies with us only. Desire for experiencing interactive pleasure is because of the association with the ignorance (of the Self). The one who does not have such association, he will ‘realize’ true happiness. - Dada Bhagwan
Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated. - Kofi Annan
All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance. - Will Rogers
If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people happy? - Anonymous
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence -- and then success is sure. - Mark Twain
Ignorance is not innocence but sin. - Robert Browning
He that boasts of his own knowledge proclaims his ignorance
Worldly life is not an impediment; your obstinacies and your ignorance of the self are only the impediments. - Dada Bhagwan
Ignorance is one of the best defense available. Distraction is a remedy. - Maulik Doshi
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance. - Socrates
Everybody should read something. Otherwise we all fall down into the pit of ignorance. Many are down there. Some people fall in it forever. Their lives mean nothing. They should not exist. (From the short story, "Charity".) - Charles Baxter
Denying God is admitting our ignorance, our spiritual limitation and blindness - Jacqueline Job
Our ignorance of history makes us libel our own times. People have always been like this. - Gustave Flaubert
Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind. - John Tillotson
Ignorance is a place where innocence is not always a virtue. - Chriscinthia Blount
Knowing your ignorance is better than your knowledge. - Debasish Mridha
The more deeper you think, the more silent you become. You understand the reasons behind the reason. It may not necessarily mean you are short of words. You however know what ignorance can trigger and how to deal with ignorance and purpose. The timeliness of your word is surely on point. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The being called God...bears every mark of a veil woven by philosophical conceit, to hide the ignorance of philosophers even from themselves. They borrow the threads of its texture from the anthropomorphism of the vulgar. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
The obstacle in spritual growth is not ignorance of self, it is the illusion of self. - Aditya Ajmera
Against logic there is no armor like ignorance. - Laurence J. Peter
The devil lives in our mistakes, the lord lives in our rights. Who lives in our ignorance, and who wins after all? - Maya Angelou
When you blame others, what you are really saying is what is inside of you can’t be fixed, so you have no control of your own happiness. Therefore, you have made the conscience choice to give focus and fuel to a bad situation that will take you nowhere and give you nothing, but ignorance and pain. - Shannon L. Alder
The power of a corrupt government is located in the ignorance and indifference of its people - rjs - rassool jibraeel snyman
its not a good idea to argue with ignorant people but sometime ignorance can't be ignored - Adnan Safi
I know no such disease of the soul, but ignorance. - Ben Johnson
Where ignorance prevails, there an opportunity exists but the possessor of ignorance shall always be ignorant of opportunities - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. - Winston S. Churchill
To admit your ignorance is freeing. To say, "I don't know" is to free yourself from having to come up with a bullshit answer. - Eric Roxas
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance. - Confucius
Stupidity has a certain charm - ignorance does not. - Frank Zappa
If God created great things with a point of vulnerability, it would lie in the reality that great things die in the hands of great ignorance. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance. - Napoléon Bonaparte
There is no sin greater than ignorance. - Rudyard Kipling
I am philosophical Christ; crucified on the cross of ignorance for the sake ofdivine vanity. - Kedar Joshi
In the shimmering ignorance of illiteracy of compassion and faith the stoic desire of loving without temporal gains rules the hearts and minds in deeds and care - meenakshi ahlawat
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. - W. Clement Stone
Fear, ignorance, and hatred - these are the trinity of malice. - Debasish Mridha
If you want courage, kill fear and blindfold ignorance - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Whatever Nature has in store for mankind, unpleasant as it may be, men must accept, for ignorance is never better than knowledge. - Enrico Fermi
Thoroughly conscious ignorance is the prelude to every real advance in science. - James Clerk Maxwell
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace. - Dalai Lama XIV
The ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry, but they cannot kill ignorance, illness, poverty or hunger. - Fidel Castro
Because of poverty and ignorance, not everyman living on earth lives in the same epoch! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Keep your innocence and ignorance aside, and expose yourself to dangerous situations, and understand the deeper secrets of life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. - Bob Edwards
All the perplexities, confusions, and distresses in America arise, not from defects in their constitution or confederation, nor from want of honor or virtue, as much from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation. - John Adams
The brevity of our lives breeds a kind of temporal parochialism—an ignorance of or an indifference to those planetary gears which turn more slowly than our own. - Kathryn Schulz
Ignorance is a lot like alcohol: the more you have of it, the less you are able to see its effect on you. - Jay M. Bylsma
I'd like to thank readers. Every time you open a book, it is a strike against ignorance. Unless you're reading Sarah Palin. - Libba Bray
Ignorance is bliss, but Enlightenment is nirvana - Alejandro C. Estrada
In the debate over guns, both sides are angry. The pro-gunners are angry at the ignorance, lies, and distortions of the anti-gunners, and the anti-gunners are angry with the pro-gunners for presenting facts. - Dave Champion
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance. - Socrates
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King Jr.
It is worse still to be ignorant of your ignorance. - Saint Jerome
Ignorance is not bliss. Rather, ignorance is blistering. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
True leaders are willing to die for their dreams. They don't oppress with ignorance; they impress with visions". They live like Martin Luther King Jr, Nelson Mandela... - Israelmore Ayivor
The point is that racism is the product of tribalism and ignorance and both are falling victim to communications and world-around literacy - R. Buckminster Fuller
Fear always springsfrom ignorance. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Scientific literacy is an intellectual vaccine against the claims of charlatans who would exploit ignorance - Neil deGrasse Tyson
nothing would be more fatal than for the Government of States to get in the hands of experts. Expert knowledge is limited knowledge, and the unlimited ignorance of the plain man who knows where it hurts is a safer guide than any rigorous direction of a specialized character. - Winston S. Churchill
Ignorance is the mother of admiration.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man: Not that all men know the law, but because 'tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to refute him. - John Selden
Ignorance is a necessary condition of human happiness, and it must be owned that in most cases we fulfill it well. We know almost nothing about ourselves; absolutely nothing about our neighbors. Ignorance constitutes our peace of mind; self- deception our felicity. - Anatole France
We are against ignorance. We feel that you have to educate yourself, no matter what the situation is. People who refuse to educate themselves - people who refuse to find out what something is about, that they're frightened of - find comfort in being ignorant.-- Interview for KJTV-1990 - Zeena Schreck
I guess ignorance is bliss - when I do interviews people always say, "Aren't you upset that people make fun of you?" and I'm like, "Are they making fun of me?" I guess I just don't get it. - Pamela Anderson
Ignorance is toxic. If a man hands you a cup of coffee and pours in what he calls liquid sugar when the container clearly says poison, how bliss is your ignorance? - James Jean-Pierre
Ignorance,... wow sounds like you are now in it... so you came out here... so welcome to my club ignored! - Deyth Banger
Mankind's biggest blunder, ignorance. Mankind's second, infallible. - M.T. Dismuke
Monsters that live under children's beds have power only because of the child's ignorance. Thus the nonexistent become efficacious. - Mike Klepper
The phenomenon of economic ignorance is so widespread, and its consequences so frightening, that the objective of reducing that ignorance becomes a goal invested with independent moral worth. - Israel M. Kirzner
True, lasting peace comes not through stamping out the ignorance of others, but through cultivating acceptance with ourselves. - Johnathan Jena
Metaphorically, Tom said, if you take knowledge as light, and ignorance as dark, there does sometimes seem to be a real presence to the dark -- to ignorance. Something more tactile and muscley than just lack of knowledge. A sort of will to ignorance. It would explain some politicians. - Elizabeth Moon
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. - Benjamin Franklin
Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom. - Hugo De Groot
Literacy is inseparable from opportunity, and opportunity is inseperable from freedom. The freedom promised by literacy is both freedom from - from ignorance, oppression, poverty - and freedom to - to do new things, to make choices, to learn. - Koichiro Matsuura
Our thoughts of literary renaissance should always center themselves on the removal of superstition, meanness, indignity and ignorance. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
Ah, so that must have been her mystery: she had discovered a trail into the forest. Surely that was where she went during her absences. Returning with her eyes filled with gentleness & ignorance, eyes made whole. An ignorance so vast that inside it all the world's wisdom could be contained & lost. - Clarice Lispector
My ignorance is essential. I do not write what I know but what I need to know. - Don Murray
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowlege: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. - Charles Darwin
Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it. - Thomas Paine
The greater our knowledge increases the greater our ignorance unfolds. - John F. Kennedy
Evil is relatively rare; ignorance is epidemic. - Jon Stewart
I am often impressed with those that admit their ignorance, for it is the first step towards breaking out of the prison called freedom. - Lionel Suggs
The knowledge you acquire in an area of study is accompanied by an incalculable ignorance. The farther we get into anything, we learn that we have even farther to go. - Chris Matakas
The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant: 'What good is it? - Aldo Leopold
Ignorance, when voluntary, is criminal, and a man may be properly charged with that evil which he neglected or refused to learn how to prevent.
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
So long as thou are ignorant be not ashamed to learn. Ignorance is the greatest of all infirmities, and when justified, the chiefest of all follies. - Izaak Walton
A man cannot be blamed for ignorance if he has never been taught. - Rose
Republicans stand for raw, unbridled evil and greed and ignorance smothered in balloons and ribbons. - Frank Zappa
To conceal ignorance is to increase it. An honest confession of it, however, gives ground for the hope that it will diminish some day or the other. - Mahatma Gandhi
Whatever you do, it will be a path. Life does not work like a light switch - on/off, fat/skinny, miserable/happy, crazy/sane. All things take time, patience, and practice. Anyone who tells you different is profiting off your fearful ignorance of the truth. - Vironika Tugaleva
If ignorance is on the march, stand aside and let it pass you by. - George Scott Wilkie
Who but the Atman is capable of removing the bonds of ignorance, passion and self-interested action? - Adi Shankaracarya
Ignorance of Scripture is the root of every error in religion, and the source of ever heresy. To be allowed to remove a few grains of ignorance, and to throw a few rays of light on God's precious word, is, in my opinion, the greatest honor that can be put on a Christian. - J.C. Ryle
Without reading many different books, you can never leave the port of ignorance and can never obtain the peaceful mind of knowing the truth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Shall ignorance of good and ill Dare to direct the eternal will? Seek virtue, and of that possest, To Providence resign the rest.
Ignorance is king, many would not prosper by its abdication.
Regaining health is more difficult an objective then becoming ill. Becoming ill is a random act of ignorance and regaining health is an intentional effort in frustration. - Richard Diaz
Education is the light in the darkness of ignorance. - Debasish Mridha
Only locks in life are what you think you know, but don’t. Accept your ignorance and try something new. - Dennis Vickers
Rise above the deceptions and temptations of the mind. This is your duty. You are born for this only; all other duties are self-created and self-imposed owing to ignorance. - Sivananda Saraswati
By ignorance is pride increased; those must assume who know the least.
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. - Charles Darwin
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today. - Isaac Asimov
The birth of new knowledge begins with an admission of old ignorance. - Orrin Woodward
I would rather have my ignorance than another man's knowledge, because I have got so much more of it. - Mark Twain
There is no wealth like knowledge, no poverty like ignorance. - Ali ibn Abi Talib
Ignorance is nothing more than an epidemic of people who want to stay sick. - Meghan Blistinsky
.. The point of human life is to travel from ignorance to wisdom. In ignorance there is fear. In wisdom there peace and tranquillity. - Devdutt Pattanaik
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance. - Anatole France
POSITIVISM, n. A philosophy that denies our knowledge of the Real and affirms our ignorance of the Apparent. Its longest exponent is Comte, its broadest Mill and its thickest Spencer. - Ambrose Bierce
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star. - Confucius
Fear comes from the lack of knowledge and a state of ignorance. The best remedy for fear is to gain knowledge. - Debasish Mridha
There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Certainty is the most vivid condition of ignorance and the most necessarycondition for knowledge. - Kedar Joshi
The message received from the mass media is that knowledge makes love less compelling; that it is ignorance that gives love its erotic and transgressive edge. - bell hooks
The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all. - John F. Kennedy
Ignorance is the toughest enemy of humans. It is most disastrous. - Yahia Kareem
We live in ignorance in the darkness. But the light of the truth set us free. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Ignorance must be prosecuted when arrested. The only way for its arrest is by information and the only way for prosecution is through reading and learning of new things. - Israelmore Ayivor
No policeman had ever arrested anyone for over-reading; but ignorance prosecutes those who under-read. You begin to stop growing on the day you stop learning, so why not keep learning and keep growing! - Israelmore Ayivor
Because we have viewed other animals through the myopic lens of our self-importance, we have misperceived who and what they are. Because we have repeated our ignorance, one to the other, we have mistaken it for knowledge. - Tom Regan
The greater a man's - or boy's - ignorance of the world, the more certain he is that he sits in the center of that world. - Avi
A sense of having been decoyed by some world-old conspiracy into this bondage of body and soul filled her with despair. If marriage was the slow life-long acquittal of a debt contracted in ignorance, then marriage was a crime against human nature. - Edith Wharton
If those who know leave those who don't, don't....... the world will turn to a school teaching ignorance. - Sameh Elsayed
Sometime,Its better to ignore your ignorance by other. They are not worth of your kindness. - Nikhil karnwal
I can do nothing without His help. Oh, Lord, what ignorance thinking everything was wealth. - Venus Angelica Perez
Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil. - Plato
The singular reason for calamities, destructions, failures and devastations is seen in ignorance of Gods people. - Sunday Adelaja
Unfortunately the leading proponent of ignorance in our society has become the very same institution that was created to fight it - The Church. - Sunday Adelaja
the paradox of human ignorance is the most intriguing paradox of nature - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone. - Oscar Wilde
A few hours spent reading a book is better than a lifetime of ignorance. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is strange the way the ignorant and inexperienced so often and so undeservedly succeed when the informed and the experienced fail. All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. - Mark Twain
Yet ah! why should they know their fate, Since sorrow never comes too late, And happiness too swiftly flies? Thought would destroy their paradise. No more; where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise. - Thomas Gray
I believe until fairly recently our destructions of nature were more or less unwitting -- the by-products, so to speak, of our ignorance or weakness or depravity. It is our present principled and elaborately rationalized rape and plunder of the natural world that is a new thing under the sun. - Wendell Berry
​Through ignorance a common man considers his own religion to be the best and makes much useless claims, but when his mind is illuminated by Self-Knowledge, all sectarian quarrels disappear. - Abhijit Naskar
We can't see and we can't reach the true frontiers of our ignorance; we can only approach to it by extending our knowledge - Mehmet Murat ildan
Despite my height, ignorance, heartbreaks, insecurity, criticism, competition, my skin color, that voice in my head that says 'No way', bad luck, a tight budget, insults, fear, flaws, failure and opposition. I believe in myself. - Manasa Rao Saarloos
Our assumptions of playing "gods" could lead to our own ignorance. - Henry Johnson Jr
Either way, it will cost you. You will for pay for your education or pay for your ignorance. - Kathy McClary
The first stage of ignorance is illusion, due to lack of exposure to reality. The second stage of ignorance is delusion, or the refusal to acknowledge reality. The third stage of ignorance is the rejection of altruism. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Ignorance is a flaw and pride is another blemish caused by ignorance. - Bahman Solati
Ignorance is darkness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Ignorance annihilates self. - Jason Barnett
Ignorance is darkness. Knowledge is light. Wisdom is awaken spirit - Lailah Gifty Akita
Education is the process of turning cocksure ignorance into thoughtful uncertainty. - K. G. Johnson
Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
There is no slavery but ignorance. - Robert Ingersoll
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. - Thomas Fuller
The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Ignorance does not pave the path for life. - Kishore Bansal
A good thing in one's ignorance is that one doesn't know that s/hedoesn't know. - Eraldo Banovac
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Knowledge is essential to conquest; only according to our ignorance are we helpless. Thought creates character. Character can dominate conditions. Will creates circumstances and environment. - Anne Besant
Change starts with awareness and once infected with knowledge the mind can never return to ignorance. - Rebecca Costa
Evolution is a part of nature. The world has strayed away from God, and now interprets its conception for the benefit of blissful ignorance. - Lionel Suggs
Action cannot destroy ignorance, for it is not in conflict with ignorance. Knowledge alone destroys ignorance, as light destroys dense darkness. - Shankara
To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance. - Jeremy Taylor
Because history is not the background—history is the stage! And you are on the stage! Oh, how sickening is your appalling ignorance of your own times! - Philip Roth
Knowledge comes from learning - Ignorance is born from not wanting to know the difference! - Robbie Thomas
the meeting between ignorance and knowledge, between brutality and culture - it begins in the dignity with which we treat the dead - Frank Herbert
Jesus Christ on earth was to destroy ignorance by manifesting light - Sunday Adelaja
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more intelligent and more educated than college professors. - Maya Angelou
All of us must cross the line between ignorance and insight many times before we truly understand. - David Hawkins
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before... He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way. - Kurt Vonnegut
One who does wrong is considered illusioned (mithyatvi - ignorance of the Self). One who does right is considered enlightened (samkit). - Dada Bhagwan
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance. - Reuben Blades
The mountain of ignorance must be pulled down. - Sunday Adelaja
If you close your door to the world of books, the gates of the world of ignorance automatically opens and quickly pulls you inside! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Ignorance isn't a sword. It's a weight that drags a soul swirling to the bottom of the sea. - Melodie Ramone
God is represented as infinite, eternal, incomprehensible; he is contained under every predicate in non that the logic of ignorance could fabricate. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
The mainstream media in America has become an insidious device of ignorance. They not only shape the story, but now participate. For what? - Jonathan Heatt
Sports has no bounds, no race, no religion, no caste and no creed. Keep out all this from sports. Sports are pure joy, do not ruin with your ignorance - Sammy Toora
I’m tired of ignorance held up as inspiration, where vicious anti-intellectualism is considered a positive trait, and where uninformed opinion is displayed as fact. - Philip Plait
...not everyone is willing to defend a position of 'not knowing.' There is no virtue in ignorance for its own sake. - B.F. Skinner
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. - Bob Edwards
There is a dangerous willful ignorance in governments to the adverse health effects of the various forms of electromagnetic radiation. - Steven Magee
Describing current human mindsets reflecting our ignorance and cowardice and non action-oriented mentality:"I'm going to do nothing but escapist drugs and hop from one party or festival to another. I will dance my way out of the harsh realities of Planet Earth. - Mark Passio
The ability for a person to operate satisfactorily in a thing is dependent on how much he knows about that thing. Ignorance is a major cause of inability. - Yusuf A. Leinge
Out of ignorance or expediency we give all snowflakes the same name. - Marty Rubin
Science and Religion are two vividly different realms of the human mind. They work differently at the molecular level, but the purpose of both is alleviation of the mind from the darkness of ignorance. - Abhijit Naskar
Be careful, you are not in Wonderland. I’ve heard the strange madness long growing in your soul. But you are fortunate in your ignorance, in your isolation. You who have suffered, find where love hides. Give, share, lose—lest we die, unbloomed . - From the film Kill Your Darlings
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes! - Leonardo Da Vinci
While differing widely in the various little bits we know, in our infinite ignorance we are all equal. - Karl R. Popper
Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear, and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace. - Lester B. Pearson
We’re making our decisions or so we think. Yet in truth, ignorance, greed, and the scourge of immediate gratification are often the things that are making them. So if we’re going to truly live well, maybe the first thing we need to decide is who’s deciding. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The specialty in all life is expecting the exception, while ignorant of real acceptance, until unexpectedly you re-witness your own ignorance to 'be' the cause that awakens others. One does not do this yesterday, or today. You do this with expressing honesty everyday. - James Emlund
The only competition you will ever face is with your own ignorance. - Bob Proctor
A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge: it is more dangerous than ignorance. - George Bernard Shaw
The wrongs done to trees, wrongs of every sort, are done in the darkness of ignorance and unbelief, for when the light comes, the heart of the people is always right. - John Muir
I have no doubt that ignorance is the biggest obstacle facing the church of the lord Jesus Christ in this age - Sunday Adelaja
Where there is ignorance, there you will find despair; with knowledge comes hope. - Paul Bamikole
General Motors, General Mills, General Foods, general ignorance, general apathy, and general cussedness elect presidents and Congressmen and maintain them in power. - Herbert M. Shelton
Confident and courageous leaders have no problems pointing out their own weaknesses and ignorance. - Thom S. Rainer
Prejudice is ignorance.
Ignorance is a deep darkness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Ignorance is bliss, except when it hurts - Paul Knott
Without love everything can be nothing. Does that make me want to love? No. For me, Ignorance is still better than martyrdom. - Ira N. Barin
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished. - Jeremy Bentham
The world as it is is the world as God sees it, not as we see it. Our vision is distorted, not so much by the limits of finitude as by sin and ignorance. But the more we raise ourselves in the scale of being, the more will our ideas about God and the world correspond to reality. - William R. Inge
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. - Will Durant
God is but a supernatural spirit. He resides dormant in you, until you awaken to liberate yourself from this ignorance that you are body and mind. - Gian Kumar
People who don't exercise their freedom of voting (choosing their leaders) are irresponsible. Such people have no right to complain or want more than what they are receiving from the government. Intentional failure to vote is cowardly, irresponsible and a sign of ignorance. - Allan Amanyire
If you think everybody hates you, then your ignorance is beyond the limit, because there's a loving heart somewhere longing to see your face. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams. - V.S. Carnes
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens. - William Beveridge
Who can have compassion on the ignorant is a victim of regrets, a supporter of ignorance and a builder of stupidity. - Auliq Ice
It sometimes requires ignorance and arrogance to know something for sure. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance. - Isaac Watts
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance. - Adlai E. Stevenson II
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep. - Saul Bellow
I am utterly convinced that Science and Peace will triumph over Ignorance and War, that nations will eventually unite not to destroy but to edify, and that the future will belong to those who have done the most for the sake of suffering humanity. - Louis Pasteur
The ignorance of the oppressed is strength for the oppressor. - A.R. Bernard
There is no shame in ignorance, only in denying it. By knowing what we do not know, we can take steps to remedy our lack of knowledge - Graham McNeill
It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't. - Mignon McLaughlin
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. - Frederick Douglass
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
Wisdom gives you the ability to chose what is right.In the darkness of hate and ignorance, it is the light. - Debasish Mridha
We must speak truth to power and confront ignorance with facts. - DaShanne Stokes
There was nothing the ignorant prized more than the ignorance of others. - R. Scott Bakker
Light in Greek is the same thing as knowledge which is the opposite of ignorance. - Sunday Adelaja
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end. - Benjamin Disraeli
It has become almost a cliché to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics. - Richard Dawkins
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge. - Daniel J. Boorstin
The greatest of all the accomplishments of 20th century science has been the discovery of human ignorance - Lewis Thomas
Where there is poverty and ignorance, there will be suffering, cruelty, corruption and intolerance.We must change everything and focus on education and empowering lives. Start in your own town and you will be a part of the changes you want to see happen in the world. - Eileen Anglin
The mockery towards the ignorant reflects ignorance. - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
Boredom is a sign of satisfied ignorance, blunted apprehension, crass sympathies, dull understanding, feeble powers of attention, and irreclaimable weakness of character. - James Bridie
A great paradox which should God make us understand, we will weep, laugh, wonder and ponder is the paradox of human ignorance - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded. - Daniel Handler
The only pathway to your destruction is your ignorance. - Auliq-Ice
No one knows very much about the life of another. This ignorance becomes vivid, if you love another. Love sets the imagination on fire, and, also, eventually, chars the imagination into a harder element: imagination cannot match love, cannot plunge so deep, or range so wide. - James Baldwin
Isn't it funny how ignorance is the source of strength of so many? - Lionel Suggs
The valuable attributes of research men are conscious ignorance and active curiosity. - Willis R. Whitney
His ignorance is encyclopedic. - Abba Eban
This mountain must come down, the mountain of ignorance has to be brought down - Sunday Adelaja
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief, or ignorance.
Miracles' rely on their observer’s ignorance. 'Perfection' relies on the observer’s failure to notice the observed’s defects. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Death people who are still alive at this hour, must resurrect and ascend to the intellectual heaven where there is no ignorance. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I should have liked to be asked to say what I knew. They always tried to ask what I did not know. When I would have willingly displayed my knowledge, they sought to expose my ignorance. This sort of treatment had only one result: I did not do well in examinations - Winston S. Churchill
This boy is Ignorance. This girl is Want. Beware them both, and all of their degree, but most of all beware this boy. - Charles Dickens
We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. - John Archibald Wheeler
It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance. - Murray N. Rothbard
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. - Mark Twain
What kills leadership growth isn't ignorance, but rather the illusion of knowledge. - Orrin Woodward
Mind is absolutely competent to harvest anything, it is up to us what we wish to produce!! Illusion, Ignorance or Awareness. - Aditya Ajmera
Education costs an arm and a leg, but ignorance costs you your mind and your soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The teacher who does not demand effort of his students does not educate - he merely extends ignorance to new subjects.
Facts or opinions which are to pass through the hands of so many, to be misconceived by folly in one, and ignorance in another, can hardly have much truth left. - Jane Austen
Like a lamp, dispelling the darkness of ignorance - Dalai Lama XIV
The only deadly disease I have seen that is causing great harm and massacre latently yet the world has ignored is ignorance! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Brahman is the ultimate reality; it is simultaneously Saguna and Nirguna; divisions are due to ignorance. Mind and intellect can never catch hold of it; they have only one option and that is to merge with it. - Amit Ray
In the land of the ostriches, the blind are king. When politicians bury their head in the sand, ignorance rules the country. ( "High noon." ) - Erik Pevernagie
I have decided to take on the biggest in my opinion challenge facing Christianity today. Which unfortunately is largely seen in the African continent and other developing countries. This challenge is ignorance! - Sunday Adelaja
Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. - Thomas Carlyle
Ignorance is a sickness every person should avoid.. as once you are infected by it.. it becomes a morbid rotation that sometimes can be hard to escape from. - Manos Abou Chabke
The more deeper you think, the more silence you become. You understand the reasons behind the reason. It may not necessarily mean you are short of words. You however know what ignorance can trigger and how to deal with ignorance and purpose. The timeliness of your word is surely on point - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
In the old world, we tend to drift along, victims to our own ignorance of the fact, that we can have what we want in the New World. - David Lionel Lloyd
The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism. - William Osler
The book: an umbrella against ignorance - André Letria
The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding. - Albert Camus
He who neglects to drink from the spring of experience is likely to die of thirst in the desert of ignorance.
Even those, who some time ago believed all the stories about God, that is who believed that divine power exists, have now come to be so ashamed of their own belief, hiding their ignorance, they are now struggling hard to prove those stories as scientifically true. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
Ignorance is a fools castle. - Anonymous
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