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42 Ignorance Quotes By Famous People

Ignorance can also be described as a state of an inadequate mind. A mind that has been deprived of maximizing its abilities is imperfect. Ignorance is also a disease. We cannot live without it in society, at least one out of a hundred people exhibit ignorance in one way or the other. The first thing we need to consider is the root cause of ignorance. You will decide for yourself if you want to express ignorance or not, this is because ignorance is a voluntary misfortune, nobody will influence you, and you have every right here. Therefore, be a person who is not ignorant, but loving and caring. Your life will be much better when you put out positivity to the world rather than negativity. These ignorance quotes are an eye-opener, it will teach you to be blissful rather than ignorant.

ignorance quotes

42 Ignorance Quotes

  1. “Better be ignorant of a matter than half know it.” Publilius Syrus
  2. “There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.” K. Chesterton
  3. “I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.” Socrates
  4. “Cruelty is all out of ignorance. If you knew what was in store for you, you wouldn’t hurt anybody, because whatever you do comes back much more forceful than you send it out.” Willie Nelson

  5. “In guiltless ignorance, in ignorant guilt.” Stephen Crane

  6. “A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.” Charles Kettering
  7. “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” Daniel J. Boorstin
  8. “Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance, or my kindness for weakness. Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” Dalai Lama
  9. “All ignorance toboggans into know and trudges up to ignorance again.” Edward Estlin Cummings
  10. “It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.” Thomas Sowell

  11. “Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.” Will Rogers
  12. “For ignorance, its growth and its protection” Ezra Pound
  13. “Ignorance breeds fear.” Mike Wilson
  14. “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” Aldous Huxley
  15. “Ignorance is bliss.” Robert William Service

  16. “Ignorance is the dominion of absurdity.” James Anthony Froude
  17. “Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.” Robert Quillen
  18. Confidence is ignorance. If you’re feeling cocky, it’s because there’s something you don’t know.” Eoin Colfer
  19. “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” Mark Twain
  20. “In the age of information, ignorance is a choice.” Donald Miller

  21. “Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.” Alfred North Whitehead]
  22. “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
  23. “The reason there’s so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it.” Frank A. Clark
  24. “My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.” Maya Angelou
  25. “They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it’s not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.” Terry Pratchett

  26. “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.” Mark Twain
  27. “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” Walter Cronkite
  28. “Ignorance is the mother of all evils.” Francois Rabelais
  29. “I didn’t know what you couldn’t do. I didn’t deliberately set out to invent anything. It just seemed to me, ‘Why not?’ There is a great gift that ignorance has to bring to anything, you know. That was the gift I brought to Citizen Kane, ignorance.” Orson Welles
  30. “Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom.” Bodhidharma

  31. “Through ignorance, all troubles did surmount.” Ann Bradstreet
  32. “Education is a system of imposed ignorance.” Noam Chomsky
  33. “Ignorance speaks loudly, so as to be heard; but its volume proves reason to doubt every word.” Wes Fessler
  34. “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” Confucius
  35. “The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.” Wayne W. Dyer

  36. “To remove ignorance is an important branch of benevolence.” Ann Plato
  37. “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
  38. “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” George Orwell
  39. “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” Benjamin Franklin
  40. “You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.” Harlan Ellison
  41. “The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.” Elbert Hubbard
  42. “I think we risk becoming the best-informed society that has ever died of ignorance.” Ruben Blades

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