Ignorance Quotes

We keep, in science, getting a more and more sophisticated view of our essential ignorance.

Warren Weaver

Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times

Gustave Flaubert

The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about.

Wayne Dyer

A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.

Anatole France

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.

Adlai Stevenson

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.

Mark Twain

A man may live long, and die at last in ignorance of many truths, which his mind was capable of knowing, and that with certainty.

John Locke

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

Jean de la Fontaine

Ignorance seldom vaults into knowledge, but passes into it through an intermediate state of obscurity, even as night into day through twilight.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.

Isaac Asimov

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

Brian Hwang

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.

John Dewey

Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong

Thomas Jefferson

A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.

Anatole France

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

John Selden

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.

Jeremy Bentham

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.

Charles Darwin

There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find the former an inexhaustible fund of conversation

William Hazlitt

It would be difficult to dispel ignorance unless there is freedom to pursue the truth unfettered by fear. With so close a relationship between fear and corruption it is little wonder that in any society where fear is rife corruption in all forms becomes deeply entrenched.

Aung San Suu Kyi

When the bubble of ignorance bursts the self realizes its oneness with the indivisible Self. Words that proceed from the Source of Truth have real meaning. But when men speakthese words as their own, the words become meaningless.

Meher Baba

There are no divisions as such, but there is an appearance of separateness because of ignorance. This means that everything is of ignorance and that every one is Ignorance personified.

Meher Baba

The way of yoga followed here has a different purpose from others, for its aim is not only to rise out of the ordinary ignorant world-consciousness into the divine consciousness, but to bring the supramental power of that divine consciousness down into the ignorance of mind, life and body, to transform them, to manifest the Divine here and create a divine life in Matter.

Sri Aurobindo

There are many aspects of the universe that still cannot be explained satisfactorily by science; but ignorance only implies ignorance that may someday be conquered. To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.

Isaac Asimov

There is no pain worse than ignorance and lack of intellegence.

al-Baqir, Muhammad

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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