Ignorance Quotes

John masefield - there are few earthly things more beautiful than...
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.
Don wood - stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed....
George chapman - ignorance is the mother of admiration....
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
Bob Edwards
Innocence dwells with Wisdom, but never with Ignorance.
William Blake
Ignorance never settles a question.
Benjamin Disraeli
He who is not aware of his ignorance will only be misled by his knowledge.
Richard Whatley
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
Henry David Thoreau, Wednesday, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
Our ignorance of history makes us libel to our own times. People have always been like this.
Gustave Flaubert
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., retort to a heckler asking him to state his beliefs, Time, November 1, 1963
Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
Baltasar Gracian
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence then success is sure.
Mark Twain
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone.
Oscar Wilde
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
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief, or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
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
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
Leonardo Da Vinci
Ignorance is king, many would not prosper by its abdication.
"A Canticle for Leibowitz".
His ignorance covered the whole earth like a blanket, and there was hardly a hole in it anywhere.
Mark Twain
You may assume infinite ignorance and unlimited intelligence.
Leo Szilard, "A Random Walk in Science" compiled by R. L. Weber, edited by E. Mendoza
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it not having it, to confess your 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
Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil.
His ignorance is encyclopedic.
Abba Eban
Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
John Tillotson
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
Isaac Asimov
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Martin Luther King Jr., Strength to Love, 1963
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
Nothing is as terrible to see as ignorance in action.
Johann von Goethe
Prejudice is ignorance.
Michael Jackson
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Hippocrates, Law
Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom.
Hugo De Groot
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Jeremy Bentham
It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the intelligence.
James Russell Lowell
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen
By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
Oscar Wilde
The democratic theory is that if you accumulate enough ignorance at the polls, you produce intelligence.
Philo Vance