Ignorant Quotes

Education is the poor mans haven and the ignorant mans hell.

Vikrant Parsai

We have a large public that is very ignorant about world affairs and very susceptible to simplistic slogans by candidates who appear out of nowhere, have no track record, but mouth appealing slogans.

Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski

The person, who causes the downfall of a noble woman... who causes loss to his friend...who despite of his superiority is ignorant; is called a fallen man.

Atharva Veda

Men know that women are an overmatch for them, and therefore they choose the weakest or the most ignorant. If they did not think so, they never could be afraid of women knowing as much as themselves.

Samuel Johnson

Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.

Richard Buckminster Fuller

I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of first introducing it into minds which were ignorant of its charms.

Giacomo Casanova

Those parents who do not educate their sons are their enemies; for as is a crane among swans, so are ignorant so are ignorant sons in a public assembly.

Chanakya

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.

Epictetus

When the Devil quotes Scriptures, it's not, really, to deceive, but simply that the masses are so ignorant of theology that somebody has to teach them the elementary texts before he can seduce them.

Paul Goodman

As no one can adventure nearer the throne of God by virtue of his rank, his wealth, or his talent, so no one is kept farther from that throne by his low condition, or by his poverty of wealth, of learning, or of intellect. The prince and the sage are not more welcome to heaven than the poor and ignorant.

Albert Barnes

If they are ignorant, they are despised, if learned, mocked. In love they are reduced to the status of courtesans. As wives they are treated more as servants than as companions. Men do not love them: they make use of them, they exploit them, and expect, in that way, to make them subject to the law of fidelity.

George Sand

Our worst enemies here are not the ignorant and simple, however cruel; our worst enemies are the intelligent and corrupt

Graham Greene

A passive and ignorant citizenry will never create a sustainable world.

Andrew Gaines

Marriage is the perfection of what love aimed at, ignorant of what it sought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.

Henry Ward Beecher

Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend.

Jean de La Fontaine

The most dangerous people are the ignorant.

Henry Ward Beecher

American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society.

Thomas Babington

George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.

Mark Twain

The trade of governing has always been monopolized by the most ignorant and the most rascally individuals of mankind.

Thomas Paine

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished by how much he'd learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Until you understand a writer's ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A self-taught painter is one taught by a very ignorant person.

John Constable

The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.

Bodhidharma

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