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Picture quote by Anthony De Mello about wisdom

Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance. ⏤ Anthony De Mello

Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about dangerous

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

Picture quote by Emma Goldman about society

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

Picture quote by Confucius about knowledge

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

Picture quote by Derek Bok about education

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. ⏤ Derek Bok

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There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.

Picture quote by Sir Claus Moser about education

Education costs money. But then so does ignorance. ⏤ Sir Claus Moser

Picture quote by Marcus Garvey about intelligence

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. ⏤ Marcus Garvey

Picture quote by Morihei Ueshiba about wisdom

Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. thus the wise win before the fight, while the ignorant fight to win. ⏤ Morihei Ueshiba

Picture quote by Thomas Paine about reason

Reason obeys itself, and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it. ⏤ Thomas Paine

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It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in an argument.

Picture quote about attitude

Always ignore hateful attitude and rude behaviour of the people. They are powerless without your response.

Picture quote by Ruben Blades about ignorance

I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance. ⏤ Ruben Blades

Picture quote by Maximilien Robespierre about freedom

The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant. ⏤ Maximilien Robespierre

Picture quote by Isaac Asimov about politics

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge. ⏤ Isaac Asimov

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He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

Alexander Hamilton, politician

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel J. Boorstin, historian

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

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it's the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel Johns, musician

Better to ask a question than to remain ignorant.


There is no darkness but ignorance.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

The greatest of all sins is stupidity.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

Benjamin Franklin, president

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

Warren Buffett, business magnate

When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain, author

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

Maya Angelou, poet


George Orwell, author

The reason there's so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it.

Frank A. Clark,

I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

Albert Einstein, physicist

There are more fools in the world than there are people.

Heinrich Heine, poet

Better to be ignorant of a matter than half know it.

Publilius Syrus, writer

Ignorance doesn't kill you, but it makes you sweat a lot.


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, politician

We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology.

Ron Reagan, journalist

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

Herodotus, historian

Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.

Benjamin Franklin, president

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, president

One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge.

Robert Staughton Lynd, sociologist

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

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

Most ignorance is invincible ignorance.We don't know because we don't want to know.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

Stupidity is without anxiety.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Against stupidity; God Himself is helpless.

Yiddish Proverbs,

Never forget public ignorance is the government's best friend.


War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

George Orwell, author

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure -- that is all that agnosticism means.

Clarence Darrow, lawyer

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

Jean Vanier, philosopher

The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

Ignorance is not bliss -- ignorance is ignorance.


Everybody is ignorant -- only on different subjects.

Will Rogers, actor

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

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

A stupid man's report of what a clever man says is never accurate because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

Stupidity is the friend of evil.


An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.

Eric Hoffer, writer

I don't want anything I don't deserve, but if they offer me more money, I'm not stupid.

Antonio Banderas, actor

Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.

John Tillotson, theologian

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

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.

Stephen Vizinczey,

Ignorance is not innocence, but sin.

Robert Browning, poet

The truth is that our race survived ignorance; it is our scientific genius that will do us in.

Stephen Vizinczey,

I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.

Clarence Darrow, lawyer

A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.

Thucydides, historian

A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.

Arabic Proverbs,

There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free.

Bill Richardson, politician

If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?

Will Rogers, actor

Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

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

Kahlil Gibran, artist

The most violent element in society is ignorance.

Emma Goldman, activist

In friendship as well as love, ignorance very often contributes more to our happiness than knowledge.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.

Hippocrates, scientist

I would rather have my ignorance than another man's knowledge, because I have so much of it.

Mark Twain, author

The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.

William Osler, scientist

It is much easier for good to deal with evil than it is for good to deal with stupidity.


Hanlon's Razor:Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.


It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so.

Jerome K. Jerome, author

Our greatest stupidities may be very wise.

Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher

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

Charles Spurgeon, preacher

I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.

Ruben Blades, musician

Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.

Euripides, poet

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.

Ayn Rand, writer

Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.

Confucius, philosopher

He was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages; so ignorant that he bought a cow to ride on.

Benjamin Franklin, president

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

Anatole France, novelist

It is only out of ignorance that people are cruel, because they really don

Maya Angelou, poet

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

Winston Churchill, politician

You must not enthrone ignorance just because there is much of it.


Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge.

Horace Mann, educator

Cruelty is all out of ignorance. If you knew what was in store for you, you wouldn't hurt anybody, because whatever you do comes back much more forceful than you send it out.

Willie Nelson, musician

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

Saul Bellow, novelist

To be clever enough to get all the money, one must be stupid enough to want it.

G. K. Chesterton, writer

To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.

Amos Bronson Alcott, educator

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, president

I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

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

James Baldwin, educator

It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.

Arnold Glasgow,

What you don't know can't hurt you .


He's a fool that makes his doctor his heir.

Benjamin Franklin, president

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

Will Rogers, actor

Dullness is the coming of age of seriousness.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people jumping up and down for joy.


You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.

Harlan Ellison, writer

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.

Socrates, philosopher

Against stupidity, the Gods themselves contend in vain.

Friedrich von Schiller, poet

I'm against ignorance.

Herman Kahn, scientist

Now, ignorance is one thing, ignorance can be cured. But many of the Republican leaders opposing this research know better.

Ron Reagan, journalist

Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.

Cyril Connolly, intellectual

Half the world is composed of idiots, the other half of people clever enough to take indecent advantage of them.

Walter Kerr, critic

I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance.

Bell Hooks, critic

The level of ignorance is declining, and the ability to accumulate data and manipulate it for various ends is increasing.

Bruce Sterling, writer

Unintelligent people always look for a scapegoat.

Ernest Bevin, public servant

Man is the inventor of stupidity.

Remy De Gourmont, novelist

Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance.

Graham Greene, playwright

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