Ignorance Quotes

Of all the wastes of human ignorance perhaps the most extravagant and costly to human growth has been the waste of the distinctive powers of womanhood after the child-bearing age.

I seem to have been like a child playing on the seashore, finding new and then a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay undiscovered before me.

You always admire what you really don't understand.

To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.

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

A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance.

Ignorance is the night of the mind, a night without moon or star.

Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.

The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about.

Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance .

Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes than he who believes what is wrong.

Disillusion comes only to the illusioned. One cannot be disillusioned of what one never put faith in.

I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no ones knows the truth .

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

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

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

Two things are infinite : the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe .

Blesses is the man who, having nothing to stay, abstains from giving us worthy evidence of the fact.

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -- ut us the illusion of knowledge.

If the King's English was good enough for Jesus, it's good enough for me!

Three minutes thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.

A great many people mistake opinions for thought.

The word "genius" isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein . 

If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

True friend friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right .
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