Ignorance Quotes

Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today and it will set the pace tomorrow.

Frank Dane

The opposite of love is not hate, the opposite of love is ignorance.

Brian Hwang

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

Martin Luther King Jr

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

Henry Brooks Adams

Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times

Gustave Flaubert

To become educated is to move from cocksure ignorance to thoughtful uncertainty.


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

Henry David Thoreau

We cannot be saved until we have risen above all our enemies, not the least of which is ignorance.

Joseph Smith

The selfishness must be discovered and understood before it can be removed. It is powerless to remove itself, neither will it pass away of itself. Darkness ceases only when light is introduced; so ignorance can only be dispersed by Knowledge; selfishness by Love.

James Allen

Ignorance is not innocence but sin.

Robert Browning

A man must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere

Charles F. Kettering

Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.

Countess of Blessington

Much of our ignorance is of ourselves. Our eyes are full of dust. Prejudice blinds us.

Abraham Coles

Ignorance is less remote from the truth than prejudice.

Denis Diderot

Genuine victories, the sole conquests yielding no remorse, are those gained over ignorance

Napoleon Bonaparte

Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.

Baltasar Gracian

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.

Samuel Butler

A mind that questions everything, unless strong enough to bear the weight of its ignorance, risks questioning itself and being engulfed in doubt.

Emile Durkheim

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

Daniel J. Boorstin

Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.

Robert Quillen

The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. Only reverance can restrain violence - reverance for human life and the environment.

William Sloan Coffin

Science is but the exchange of ignorance for that which is another kind of ignorance

Lord Byron

Science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts

Richard Feynman

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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