Ignorance Quotes

Education is a system of imposed ignorance.

Noam Chomsky

Man forgets. God forgives. Man forgets God's Truth. God forgives man's ignorance.

Sri Chinmoy

For ignorance is the mother of devotion, as all the world knows, and these times can amply witness.

Robert Burton

The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are blindly adopted; the second wilfully preferred.

George Bancroft

Knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange of ignorance for that Which is another kind of ignorance.

George Gordon (Noel) Byron, 6th Baron Byron

When you spot violence, or bigotry, or intolerance or fear or just garden-variety misogyny, hatred or ignorance, just look it in the eye, Think, The good outnumber you, and we always will.

Patton Oswalt

Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.

James Baldwin

[The] truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Self-knowledge can be painful, but not half so damaging as self-ignorance.

Orson Scott Card

Space is as infinite as we can imagine, and expanding this perspective is what adjusts humankinds focus on conquering our true enemies, the formidable foes: ignorance and limitation.

Vanna Bonta

Our true enemies are: ignorance and limitation.

Vanna Bonta

Attention Deficit Democracy produces the attitudes, ignorance and arrogance that pave the way to political collapse.

James Bovard

Whatever the progress of human knowledge, there will always be room for ignorance, hence for chance and probability.

Flix douard Justin mile Borel

The magic of first love Is our ignorance That it can never end.

UNKNOWN

I want to teach you five of those things which deserve your greatest anxiety to acquire them: Have hope only in God. Be afraid of nothing but sins. If you do not know a thing never feel ashamed to admit ignorance. If you do not know a thing never hesitate or feel ashamed to learn it. Acquire patience and endurance because their relation with true faith is that of a head to a body, a body is of no use without a head, similarly true faith can be of no use without attributes of resignation, endurance and patience.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

As I have said before, the ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry, but they cannot kill ignorance, illness, poverty or hunger

Fidel Castro

Wisdom and intellect is every man's friend, ignorance and illiteracy are his enemies.

Ali al-Rida

Against logic there is no armour like ignorance.

Laurence Peter

There is no greater wealth than wisdom, no greater poverty than ignorance; no greater heritage than culture and no greater support than consultation.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

All religions, with their gods, their demigods, and their prophets, their messiahs and their saints, were created by the credulous fancy of men who had not attained the full development and full possession of their faculties. Consequently, the religious heaven is nothing but a mirage in which man, exalted by ignorance and faith, discovers his own image, but enlarged and reversed that is, divinized. The history of religion, of the birth, grandeur, and decline of the gods who have succeeded one another in human belief, is nothing, therefore, but the development of the collective intelligence and conscience of mankind.

Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin

Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.

Aristophanes

God is by definition the holder of all possible knowledge, it would be impossible for him to have faith in anything. Faith, then, is built upon ignorance and hope.

Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen

How honorable is knowledge, that the one who does not have it, says he does. How dishonorable is ignorance, that the one who has it says he does not.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.

John Dalberg-Acton, Lord Acton
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