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Positive Quotes about Ignorance

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The truth is incontrovertible,
malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
- Winston Churchill

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The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
- Socrates

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We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

 

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

Ignorance and bungling with love
are better than wisdom and skill without.
- Henry David Thoreau

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

Where there is charity and wisdom,
there is neither fear nor ignorance.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

At the root of all the harm we cause is ignorance.
- Pema Chodron

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear always springs from ignorance.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the Buddhas of all the ages have been
telling you a very simple fact:
Be - don't try to become.
Within these two words, be and becoming,
your whole life is contained.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
- Jeremy Bentham

When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning,
not the result of ignorance or accident,
its children will become the foundation of a new race.
- Margaret Sanger

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

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

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
- Ambrose Bierce

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
- John F. Kennedy

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated,
journalism keeps us in touch
with the ignorance of the community.
- Oscar Wilde

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and
unchangeable color to every object;
beware of this stumbling block.
- Paul Gauguin

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

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty.
I will belong to the select few.
- Will Rogers

Socialism is a philosophy of failure,
the creed of ignorance,
and the gospel of envy,
its inherent virtue is
the equal sharing of misery.
- Winston Churchill

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount
of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
- Henry B. Adams

True friendship can afford true knowledge.
It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
- Henry David Thoreau

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence;
then success is sure.
- Mark Twain

Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.
- Irene Peter

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Truth is by nature self-evident.
As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance
that surround it, it shines clear.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
- Addison Mizner

Is it ignorance or apathy?
Hey, I don't know and I don't care.
- Jimmy Buffett

Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
- Laurence J. Peter

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
- Elbert Hubbard

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
- Maya Angelou

The level of ignorance is declining,
and the ability to accumulate data and manipulate it
for various ends is increasing.
- Bruce Sterling

I would point out that the cultural advance of these
people has been suppressed in the past and continues
to be suppressed in the present by policies designed
to keep them in ignorance.
- Hideki Tojo

Until you understand a writer's ignorance,
presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance
must necessarily be infinite.
- Karl Popper

In the clashes between ignorance and intelligence,
ignorance is generally the aggressor.
- Paul Harris

Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance,
is the death of knowledge.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
- William Hazlitt

I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
- Thomas Carlyle

Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
- John Tillotson

The former ruling class kept the community of actors
in ignorance by means of various lies.
- Bela Lugosi

Ignorance breeds fear.
- Mike Wilson

Blinding ignorance does mislead us.
Oh Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
- Leonardo da Vinci

A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate
the approximate depth of his ignorance.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

Ignorance is kind of bliss.
- Jackie DeShannon

Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice,
and imitation and custom rear it up.
- Mary Astell

Ignorance is always afraid of change.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

Ignorance and superstition ever bear a close and mathematical relation to each other.
- James F. Cooper

Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
- Thomas Paine

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward.
Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
- Enrico Fermi

Religion.
A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance
the nature of the Unknowable.
- Ambrose Bierce

I think we risk becoming the best informed society
that has ever died of ignorance.
- Ruben Blades

Ignorance is not bliss, but in my case,
that was.
- Victoria Principal

Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts.
- George Santayana

It is certain, in any case, that ignorance,
allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
- James A. Baldwin

Ignorance makes most men go into a political party,
and shame keeps them from getting out of it.
- Edward F. Halifax

The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.
- William Osler


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