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A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep. ~Saul Bellow

A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. ~Bob Edwards

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

A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere. ~Charles Kettering

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. ~Benjamin Franklin

All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance. ~Will Rogers

All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure. ~Mark Twain

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few. ~Will Rogers

Before we work on artificial intelligence why don't we do something about natural stupidity? ~Steve Polyak

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. ~George Bernard Shaw

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Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes! ~Leonardo da Vinci

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community. ~Oscar Wilde

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives. ~Maya Angelou

Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. ~H. L. Mencken

Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance. ~Bertrand Russell

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. ~Will Durant

Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all; too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal. ~Plato

Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts. ~Jean Vanier

Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. ~Will Rogers

Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire. ~William Penn

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I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance. ~Socrates

I say there is no darkness but ignorance. ~William Shakespeare

I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art. ~Khalil Gibran

If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance. ~Leo Buscaglia

If ignorance is bliss, why aren't there more happy people? ~Author Unknown

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them. ~Isaac Asimov

Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without. ~Henry David Thoreau

Ignorance is a right! Education is eroding one of the few democratic freedoms remaining to us. ~Christopher Andrea

Ignorance is always afraid of change. ~Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. ~William Shakespeare

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

Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune. ~Plato

Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain. ~Euripides

Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil. ~Plato

In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge. ~Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics. ~Richard Dawkins

It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge. ~Voltaire

It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have. ~James A. Baldwin

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder. ~Joseph Wood Krutch

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It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance. ~Thomas Sowell

It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't. ~Mignon McLaughlin

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. ~James Madison

Light travels faster than sound. That's why most people seem bright until you hear them speak. ~Author Unknown

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors. ~Maya Angelou

Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge. ~Alfred North Whitehead

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance. ~Plato

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People's ignorance really pisses me off. Stupidity is when you can't help it-ignorance is when you choose not to understand something. ~Sarah McLachlan

Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance. ~Victor Hugo

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance. ~Confucius

Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it. ~Thomas Paine

Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable. ~Ambrose Bierce

Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance. ~Hippocrates

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery. ~Winston Churchill

Some folks are wise and some are otherwise. ~Tobias Smollett

Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe. ~Frank Zappa

The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. ~Benjamin Franklin

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The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding. ~Albert Camus

The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds. ~John F. Kennedy

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. ~Daniel J. Boorstin

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

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all. ~John F. Kennedy

The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly. ~Richard Bach

The most violent element in society is ignorance. ~Emma Goldman

The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance. ~Herodotus

The pleasures of ignorance are as great, in their way, as the pleasures of knowledge. ~Aldous Huxley

The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge. ~Elbert Hubbard

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The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right. ~Mark Twain

The trouble with people is not that they don't know but that they know so much that ain't so. ~Josh Billings

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. ~Bertrand Russell

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance. ~Samuel Butler

The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. ~Winston Churchill

There is no darkness but ignorance. ~William Shakespeare

To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of ignorance. ~A. Bronson Alcott

To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. ~Mark Twain

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance. ~Henry David Thoreau

Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear. ~Mahatma Gandhi

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Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. ~W. Clement Stone

Two things are infinite, as far as we know - the universe and human stupidity. ~Albert Einstein

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. ~George Orwell

We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders. ~Maya Angelou

We have enough youth, how about a fountain of smart? ~Author Unknown

When ignorance gets started it knows no bounds. ~Will Rogers

When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results. ~Warren Buffett

Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise. ~Thomas Gray

Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace. ~Dalai Lama

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. ~Francis of Assisi

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You can be sincere and still be stupid. ~Charles F. Kettering

You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry. Most people do. ~Norman Juster

Your ignorance cramps my conversation. ~Anthony Hope

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