Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.
Contemporary criticism only represents the amount of ignorance genius has to contend with.
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times
Genuine ignorance is... profitable because it is likely to be accompanied by humility, curiosity, and open mindedness; whereas ability to repeat catch-phrases, cant terms, familiar propositions, gives the conceit of learning and coats the mind with varnish waterproof to new ideas.
It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong
Ignorance is a blank sheet, on which we may write; but error is a scribbled one, on which we must first erase
Poverty has many roots, but the tap root is ignorance
Ignorance is not privileged by titular degrees
Ignorance is the womb of monsters
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
Ignorance of the law excuses no man; not that all men know the law, but because 'tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to confute him
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
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.
No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're
looking for the sources of our troubles,we shouldn't test people for drugs, we
should test them for stupidity, ignorance,greed and love of power.
Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard.
Innocence is ignorance.
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.
Space is as infinite as we can imagine, and expanding this perspective is what adjusts humankind’s focus on conquering our true enemies, the formidable foes: ignorance and limitation.
Science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts
Science is but the exchange of ignorance for that which is another kind of ignorance
One who limits himself to his chosen mode of ignorance.
America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
The war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous. Hierarchical society is only possible on the basis of poverty and ignorance. This new version is the past and no different past can ever have existed. In principle the war effort is always planned to keep society on the brink of starvation. The war is waged by the ruling group against its own subjects and its object is not the victory over either Eurasia or East Asia, but to keep the very structure of society intact.