Ignorance Quotes

Denis watley - when you make a mistake or get ridiculed or...
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Thomas Carlyle

Jean de la fontaine - let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its...
The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
Mark Twain, Letter to Mrs Foote, Dec. 2, 1887

Tell them dear, that if eyes were made for seeing, Then beauty is its own excuse for beingWhy thou wert there, O rival of the roseI never sought to ask, I never knewBut, in my simple ignorance supposeThe selfsame power that brought me there brought you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
Harold Macmillan, Wall Street Journal, Aug. 13, 1963
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Confucius
It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
Enrico Fermi
He said that there was one only good, namely, knowledge and one only evil, namely, ignorance.
Laertius Diogenes
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
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
Socrates, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
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 opress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Frederick Douglass, Speech, April 1886
There is no sin greater than ignorance.
Rudyard Kipling
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end.
Benjamin Disraeli
It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.
Heraclitus, On the Universe
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Prejudice is ignorance.
Michael Jackson
The most violent element in society is ignorance.
Emma Goldman
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
Anatole France
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star.
Confucius
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of facts.
Henry Adams
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, (Notes on Virginia, 1782)
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
John Tillotson
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
To really know is science; to merely believe you know is ignorance.
Hippocrates
Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
Gustave Flaubert
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
Ignorance is king, many would not prosper by its abdication.
"A Canticle for Leibowitz".
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
You may assume infinite ignorance and unlimited intelligence.
Leo Szilard, "A Random Walk in Science" compiled by R. L. Weber, edited by E. Mendoza
Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
Isaac Asimov
If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
Isaac Asimov
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
Stephen Hawking
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
Prejudice is the Child of Ignorance.
William Hazlitt
Our ignorance of history makes us libel our own times. People have always been like this.
Gustave Flaubert