Ignorance Quotes (57) Spiritual Sayings

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Summary: Definition of Ignorance. the state or fact of being ignorant; lack of knowledge, learning, information,
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All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
~ Mark Twain

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

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

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Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
~ Thomas Gray

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The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
~ Albert Camus

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Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. ~ Charles Darwin

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Of those beings who live in ignorance, shut up and confined, as it were, in an egg, I have first broken the eggshell of ignorance and alone in the universe obtained the most exalted, universal Buddhahood.
~ Buddha

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India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.
~ Sri Aurobindo

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India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.
~ Sri Aurobindo

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The knowledge from an enlightened person breaks on the hard rocks of ignorance.
~ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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To act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the tides. Ignorance of this law results in periods of unreasoning enthusiasm on the one hand, and depression on the other.
~ Helena Blavatsky

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Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
~ Saint Teresa of Avila

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Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune. ~ ~ Plato

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Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune. ~ ~ Plato

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Ignorance is not innocence but sin.
~ Robert Browning

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

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The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.
~ Richard Bach

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

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The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
~ Samuel Butler

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“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”
~ Aldous Huxley, Complete Essays 2, 1926-29

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“War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.”
~ George Orwell, 1984

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“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”
~ Walter Cronkite

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“Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.”
~ Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl

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“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”
~ Stephen Hawking

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“You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.”
~ Harlan Ellison

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“Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.”
~ John Lennon

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“There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.”
~ G.K. Chesterton

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“Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.”
~ G.K. Chesterton

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“There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Collected Works

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“It takes a very long time to become young.”
~ Pablo Picasso

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“Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

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“All things truly wicked start from innocence.”
~ Ernest Hemingway

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“It's an universal law-- intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.”
~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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“That which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.”
~ Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain

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“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.”
~ Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man

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“If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people.”
~ Victor Cousin, Œuvres de Victor Cousin: Introduction L'Histoire de La Philosophie. Cours de L'Histoire de La Philosophie. Cours de Philosophie Sur Le Fondemen

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“If you don't want a man unhappy politically, don't give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none. Let him forget there is such a thing as war. If the government is inefficient, top-heavy, and tax-mad, better it be all those than that people worry over it. Peace, Montag. Give the people contests they win by remembering the words to more popular songs or the names of state capitals or how much corn Iowa grew last year. Cram them full of noncombustible data, chock them so damned full of 'facts' they feel stuffed, but absolutely 'brilliant' with information. Then they'll feel they're thinking, they'll get a sense of motion without moving. And they'll be happy, because facts of that sort don't change.”
~ Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

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“To know that you do not know is the best.
To think you know when you do not is a disease.
Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it.”
~ Lao Tzu

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“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.”
~ Isaac Newton

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“Education is a system of imposed ignorance.”
~ Noam Chomsky, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media

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“Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.”
~ Voltaire, Philosophical Dictionary

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“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.”
~ Frederick Douglass

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Imagine the people who believe such things and who are not ashamed to ignore, totally, all the patient findings of thinking minds through all the centuries since the Bible was written. And it is these ignorant people, the most uneducated, the most unimaginative, the most unthinking among us, who would make themselves the guides and leaders of us all; who would force their feeble and childish beliefs on us; who would invade our schools and libraries and homes. I personally resent it bitterly.”
~ Isaac Asimov, The Roving Mind

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“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”
~ Saul Bellow, To Jerusalem and Back

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“Beware the man of a single book.”
~ Thomas Aquinas

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“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”
~ Robert Orben

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“Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened.”
~ Winston S. Churchill

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“Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.”
~ Kofi Annan

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“A man is responsible for his ignorance.”
~ Milan Kundera, Laughable Loves

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“Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.”
~ Joe Abercrombie, Last Argument of Kings

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“The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.”
~ Napoléon Bonaparte

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“The truth is like salt. Men want to taste a little, but too much makes everyone sick.”
~ Joe Abercrombie, The Heroes

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“Ignorance is the parent of fear.”
~ Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

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“His progress through life was hampered by his tremendous sense of his own ignorance, a disability which affects all too few.”
~ Terry Pratchett, Maskerade

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“It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.”
~ Voltaire

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