Ignorance Quotes

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)
Sacha guitry - the little i know, i owe to my 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
Elbert hubbard - the recipe for perpetual ignorance is be...
George orwell, book
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Socrates, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.
Jean de La Fontaine
There are in fact two things, science and opinion the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous - Calvin.
Bill Watterson
There are four things that hold back human progress. Ignorance, stupidity, committees and accountants.
Charles J. C. Lyall
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
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