Ignorance Quotes And Sayings


Ignorance Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of ignorance quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.”
– Adlai Stevenson

“The pleasures of ignorance are as great, in their way, as the pleasures of knowledge.”
– Aldous Huxley

“To be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.”
– Amos Bronson

“A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.”
– Anatole France

Nature, in her indifference, makes no distinction between good and evil.”
– Anatole France

“The future is a convenient place for dreams.”
– Anatole France

“A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.”
– Anatole France

Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.”
– Anna Freud

“There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.”
– Ansel Adams

“Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.”
– Anthony J De’Angelo

“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“The theoretician believes in logic and believes that he despises dreams, intuition, and poetry.  He does not recognize that these three fairies have only disguised themselves in order to dazzle him…. He does not know that he owes his greatest discoveries to them.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“I am now and have always been a stranger to the realm of practical matters.”
– Anton Chekhov

“Simple ignorance has in its time been complimented by the names of most of the vices, and of all the virtues.”
– Arthur Helps

“The apparent foolishness of others is but too frequently our own ignorance.”
– Arthur Helps

“Ignorance never settles a question”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.”
– Bob Edwards

“The opposite of love is not hate, the opposite of love is ignorance.”
– Brian Hwang

“I never did very well in math – I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn’t meant my answers literally.”
– Calvin Trillin

“Ignorance lies at the bottom of all human knowledge, and the deeper we penetrate, the nearer we arrive unto it.”
– Charles Caleb Colton

“A man who knows the world will not only make the most of everything he does know, but of many things he does not know, and will gain more credit by his adroit mode of hiding his ignorance than the pedant by his awkward attempt to exhibit his erudition.”
– Charles Caleb Colton

“Thing is, while I know better, I like sounding ignorant. Talk like this and people figure you’re about as dumb as a fencepost, which suits me fine. Makes it all that much easier to take advantage of ‘em.”
– Charles De Lint

“You can be sincere and still be stupid.”
– Charles F. Kettering

“Ignorance is a right!  Education is eroding one of the few democratic freedoms remaining to us.”
– Christopher Andrea

“Here in your mind you have complete privacy. Here there’s no difference between what is and what could be.”
– Chuck Palahniuk

“The unreal is more powerful than the real. Because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. Because it’s only intangibles, ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles. Wood rots. People, well, they die.”
– Chuck Palahniuk

“The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.”

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.”
– Confucius

“The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.”
– Confucius

“One part of knowledge consists in being ignorant of such things as are not worthy to be known.”
– Crates

“Losing our ignorance can be dangerous because our ignorance is a shield.”
– Dan Simmons

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

“If you see the magic in a fairy tale, you can face the future.”
– Danielle Steel

“Anyone who can be replaced by a machine deserves to be.”
– Dennis Gunton

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”
– Derek Bok

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