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

Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.

Will Rogers

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

Thomas Jefferson

Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen to do more harm

George Eliot

Ignorance, when it is voluntary, is criminal; and he may be properly charged with evil who refused to learn how he might prevent it

Samuel Johnson

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

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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