quote by Mark Twain

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.

— Mark Twain

Empowering Willful Ignorance quotations

Willful ignorance quote Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won't finish with you.

Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won't finish with you.

If I remained silent and you remained silent, then who will teach the ignorant?

God's Word never fails. He will always heal you if you dare to believe Him. Men are searching everywhere today for things with which they can heal themselves, and they ignore the fact that the Balm of Gilead (Jeremiah 8:22) is within easy reach.

Willful ignorance quote Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made

Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.

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.

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.

Willful ignorance quote You must be willing to leave the life that you planned in order to find the one

You must be willing to leave the life that you planned in order to find the one waiting for you.

When proven wrong, the wise man will correct himself and the ignorant will keep arguing.

Today I see more clearly than yesterday that the back of the problem of race and color lies a greater problem which both obscures and implements it: and that is the fact that so many civilized persons are willing to live in comfort even if the price of this is poverty, ignorance, and disease of the majority of their fellow men.

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.

Willful ignorance quote If you're not willing to do the work, don't complain about the result.

If you're not willing to do the work, don't complain about the result.

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The complete emancipation of women from the ties which held them back in the past, during the ages of despotism and ignorance, is a basic aim of the Party and the Revolution. Women make up one half of society. Our society will remain backward and in chains unless its women are liberated, enlightened and educated.

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.

In our universe there is God and there are people and things.

We were made so that we should worship God, love people and use things. However if we worship ourselves, we will ignore God, start loving things and begin to use people.

Willful ignorance 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.

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.

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.

Willful ignorance quote Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.

Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.

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.

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.

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance;

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

Willful ignorance quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.

If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.

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Obsessive use of meditative disciplines or perennial study of scripture and philosophy will never bring forth this wonderful realization, this truth which is natural to awareness, because the mind that desperately desires to reach another realm or level of experience inadvertently ignores the basic light that constitutes all experience.

Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.

Science and Peace will triumph over Ignorance and War...

Willful ignorance quote The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

Once you have identified with some form of negativity, you do not want to let it go, and on a deeply unconscious level, you do not want positive change. It would threaten your identity as a depressed, angry or hard-done by person. You will then ignore, deny or sabotage the positive in your life. This is a common phenomenon. It is also insane.

Teach the ignorant as much as you can;

society is culpable in not providing a free education for all and it must answer for the night which it produces. If the soul is left in darkness sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness.

It is impossible to improve any process until it is standardized.

If the process is shifting from here to there, then any improvement will just be one more variation that is occasionally used and mostly ignored. One must standardize, and thus stabilize the process, before continuous improvement can be made.

Willful ignorance quote If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to l

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn,no one can stop you.

God maintains a delicate balance between keeping his existence sufficiently evident so people will know he's there and yet hiding his presence enough so that people who want to choose to ignore him can do it. This way, their choice of destiny is really free.

There will be a few times in your life when all your instincts will tell you to do something, something that defies logic, upsets your plans, and may seem crazy to others. When that happens, you do it. Listen to your instincts and ignore everything else. Ignore logic, ignore the odds, ignore the complications, and just go for it.

Ignore the glass ceiling and do your work.

If you're focusing on the glass ceiling, focusing on what you don't have, focusing on the limitations, then you will be limited. My way was to work, make my short... make my documentary... make my small films... use my own money... raise money myself... and stay shooting and focused on each project.

Willful ignorance 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.

You may fill your heads with knowledge or skillfully train your hands, but unless it is based upon high, upright character, upon a true heart, it will amount to nothing. You will be no better than the most ignorant.

If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.

Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.... The subjection of individuals will increase amongst democratic nations, not only in the same proportion as their equality, but in the same proportion as their ignorance.

Willful ignorance quote Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you

Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.

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Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

If all ideas have to be bought, then you have an intellectually regressive system that will assure you have a highly knowledgeable elite and an ignorant mass.

There is a deep human need for beauty and if you ignore that need in architecture your buildings will not last

God loves you simply because He has chosen to do so.

He loves you when you don't feel lovely. He loves you when no one else loves you. Others may abandon you, divorce you, and ignore you, but God will love you always. No matter what!

Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.

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