Ignorance Quotes

Mark twain, letter to mrs foote, dec. 2, 1887 - all you need in this life is ignorance and...
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
Leonardo Da Vinci

Albert einstein, speech - never underestimate your own ignorance....
Your ignorance, cramps my conversation.
Sir Anthony Hawkins
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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 Taylo

I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Thomas Carlyle
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
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star.
Confucius
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.
Bokonon
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 Taylo
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
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
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
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
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
Anatole France
Prejudice is ignorance.
Michael Jackson
Hippocrates, law - there are in fact two things, science and...
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard
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
A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
Bob Edwards
The little I know, I owe to my ignorance.
Sacha Guitry
Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard
If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
Isaac Asimov
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
Jeremy Taylo
I have never found in a long experience of politics that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
Harold Macmillan, British prime minister (1957 - 1963)
His ignorance is encyclopedic.
Abba Eban
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
It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
Enrico Fermi
Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
Baltasar Gracian
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, Eminent Victorians (1918)
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
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
Socrates, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
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
There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university... a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see.
John Masefield
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
Benjamin Disraeli
If you think education is expensive, Try Ignorance!!!
Andy McIntyre