quote by Jose Rizal

Ignorance is servitude, because as a man thinks, so he is; a man who does not think for himself and allows himself to be guided by the thought of another is like the beast led by a halter.

— Jose Rizal

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Being ignorant quote Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance.

Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance.

There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.

The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.

If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.

Being ignorant quote Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscienti

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

White people’s number one freedom, in the United States of America, is the freedom to be totally ignorant of those who are other than white. We don’t have to learn about those who are other than white. And our number two freedom is the freedom to deny that we’re ignorant.

To live our lives and miss that great purpose we were designed to accomplish is truly a sin. It is inconceivable that we could be bored in a world with so much wrong to tackle, so much ignorance to reach and so much misery we could alleviate

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.

Being ignorant quote The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

For no People will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can they easily be subdued, where Knowledge is diffusd and Virtue preservd . On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own Weight, without the Aid of foreign Invaders.

To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.

To know the mighty works of God, to comprehend His wisdom and majesty and power;

to appreciate, in degree, the wonderful workings of His laws, surely all this must be a pleasing and acceptable mode of worship to the Most High, to whom ignorance cannot be more grateful than knowledge.

Being ignorant quote Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

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

Wisdom leads to unity, but ignorance to separation.

So long as God seems to be outside and far away, there is ignorance. But when God is realised within, that is true knowledge.

A nation of well-informed men who have been taught to know and prize the rights which God has given them cannot be enslaved. It is in the region of ignorance that tyranny begins.” Benjamin Franklin

Flatter me, and I may not believe you.

Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.

Being ignorant quote If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

You are not entitled to your opinion.

You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.

If we are to have another contest in the near future of our national existence, I predict that the dividing line will not be Mason and Dixon's but between patriotism and intelligence on the one side, and superstition, ambition and ignorance on the other.

Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda.

Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.

Being ignorant quote People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people the

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.

Love is within us. It cannot be destroyed. It can be ignored. To the extent that we abandon love we will feel it has abandoned us. Denying love is our only problem, and embracing it is the only answer. Through the power of love, we can let go of past history and begin again. Love heals, forgives, and makes whole.

We must go beyond the arrogance of human rights.

We must go beyond the ignorance of civil rights. We must step into the reality of natural rights because all of the natural world has a right to existence and we are only a small part of it. There can be no trade-off.

It's easier to be ignorant and say I don't know about the problem.

But once you know, once you've seen it in their eyes, then you have a responsibility to do something. There is strength in numbers, and if we all work together as a team, we can be unstoppable.

Being ignorant quote Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden.

Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.

Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you’re right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth.

Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness, and corruption.

Of all the frictional resistances, the one that most retards human movement is ignorance, what Buddha called 'the greatest evil in the world.' The friction which results from ignorance ... can be reduced only by the spread of knowledge and the unification of the heterogeneous elements of humanity. No effort could be better spent.

Being ignorant quote Weak people revenge, strong people forgive, intelligent people ignore.

Weak people revenge, strong people forgive, intelligent people ignore.

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The ignorant and the deluded are, I think, in a strange way to be envied.

That which is not known of does not trouble us, while an imagined but insubstantial peril does not harm us. To know the truths behind reality is a far greater burden.

A virgin can conceive. A dead body can walk again. Your leprosy can be cured. The blind can see. Nonsense. It’s not moral to lie to children. It’s not moral to lie to ignorant, uneducated people and tell them that if they only would believe nonsense, they can be saved. It’s immoral.

To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?

Being ignorant quote There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.

There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.

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It is necessary that we stop, once for all, this ignorant meddling with other people's business. Each individual must be left free to follow his own path.

I grew up like a neglected weed, ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it. Then I was not happy or contented: every time I saw a white man I was afraid of being carried away.

I desire not to desire, for my will is without value, since I am ignorant in any case. Therefore choose Thou for me what thou knowest to be best and do not put my perdition in what my autonomy and free choice prefer.

Being ignorant quote The most violent element in society is ignorance.

The most violent element in society is ignorance.

I desire not to desire, for my will is without value, since I am ignorant in any case. Therefore choose Thou for me what thou knowest to be best and do not put my perdition in what my autonomy and free choice prefer.

The only calibration that counts is how much heart people invest, how much they ignore their fears of being hurt or caught out or humiliated. And the only thing people regret is that they didn't live boldly enough, that they didn't invest enough heart, didn't love enough. Nothing else really counts at all.

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance;

and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.

Being ignorant quote Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.

Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.

Why do I dance? Dance is my medicine.

It’s the scream which eases for a while the terrible frustration common to all human beings who because of race, creed, or color, are ‘invisible’. Dance is the fist with which I fight the sickening ignorance of prejudice.

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.

Cruelty to animals is one of the most significant vices of a low and ignoble people. Wherever one notices them, they constitute a sign of ignorance and brutality which cannot be painted over even by all the evidence of wealth and luxury.

We are on the precipice of being so ignorant that our democracy is threatened.

It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.

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