Ignorant Quotes

The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.

Desiderius Erasmus

The sleep of a wise man is far better than the worship of an ignorant one during the night.

Musa al-Kadhim

Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States.

J. Bartlet Brebner

A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.


A learned person among ignorant people, is like a live person among the dead.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way.


Laws are not made like lime-twigs or nets, to catch everything that toucheth them; but rather like sea-marks, to guide from shipwreck the ignorant passenger.

Sir Philip Sidney

I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.


A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

Most fools think they are only ignorant.

Benjamin Franklin

Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.

Natalie Goldberg

The tenor's voice is spoilt by affectation, And for the bass, the beast can only bellow; In fact, he had no singing education, An ignorant, noteless, timeless, tuneless fellow

Lord Byron

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.

Natalie Goldberg

Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition

Isaac Asimov

It is less painful to learn in youth than to be ignorant in age


To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.


Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change.


Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense. He whom nature has made weak, and idleness keeps ignorant, may yet support his vanity by the name of a critic.

Samuel Johnson

Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.

Will Rogers

Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is worth more.

Jean de la Fontaine

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.

Natalie Goldberg

Men know everything - all of them- all the time - no matter how stupid or inexperienced or arrogant or ignorant they are

Andrea Dworkin

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.

Bertrand Russell

One part of knowledge consists in being ignorant of such things as are not worthy to be known.


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