Ignorance Quotes

Henry david thoreau - a man is wise with the wisdom of his time only,...
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous - Calvin.
Bill Watterson

Leonardo da vinci - blinding ignorance does mislead us. o! wretched...
By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
Oscar Wilde
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
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence - - And then success is sure.
Mark Twain

Innocence dwells with Wisdom, but never with Ignorance.
William Blake
If you think education is expensive, Try Ignorance!!!
Andy McIntyre
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of facts.
Henry Adams
Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom.
Hugo De Groot
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
George Eliot
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
Titus Livius
Our ignorance of history makes us libel our own times. People have always been like this.
Gustave Flaubert
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
Nothing is more terrible than ignorance in action.
Johann von Goethe
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
The spirit is smothered, as it were, by ignorance, but so soon as ignorance is destroyed, spirit shine forth, like the sun when released from clouds.
Sankara
Benjamin disraeli - ignorance never settles a question....
To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
Jeremy Taylo
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
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance.... Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Denis Watley
Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone.
Oscar Wilde
Shall ignorance of good and ill Dare to direct the eternal will? Seek virtue, and of that possest, To Providence resign the rest.
Gay
Prejudice is the Child of Ignorance.
William Hazlitt
Boredom is a sign of satisfied ignorance, blunted apprehension, crass sympathies, dull understanding, feeble powers of attention, and irreclaimable weakness of character.
James Bridie
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
Stephen Hawking
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
Mark Twain, Letter to Mrs Foote, Dec. 2, 1887
There is no slavery but ignorance.
Robert Ingersoll, The Philosophy of Ingersoll (1906), "Fragments".
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
Anatole France
A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to Farce, or a Tragedy, or perhaps both. 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
Fortunately science, like that nature to which it belongs, is neither limited by time nor by space. It belongs to the world, and is of no country and no age. The more we know, the more we feel our ignorance the more we feel how much remains unknown.
Humphrey Davy
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Socrates, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
He that boasts of his own knowledge proclaims his ignorance.
Author Unknown
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
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
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
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Socrates
A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
Bob Edwards
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