The real challenge in reading these ignorance quotes is to think of how they apply to yourself and not others:
The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about. -Unknown
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know. -Marcus T. Cicero (106-43BC)
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked. -Voltaire
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. -Benjamin Franklin
Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education. -Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace. -Dalai Lama
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 (1835-1910)
When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results. -Warren Buffet
It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge. -Arnold H. Glasgow
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. -Martin Luther King Jr.
Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge. -Horace Mann (1796-1859)
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. -Mark Twain
It is worse still to be ignorant of your ignorance. -St. Jerome (342-420AD)
Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. -William Shakespeare
Ignorance never settles a question. -Benjamin Disraeli
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one. -Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
For “ignorance is the mother of devotion,” as all the world knows. -Robert Burton
The truest characters of ignorance Are vanity, and pride, and annoyance. -Samuel Butler
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything. -Sydney Smith (1771-1845)
Ignorance is the dominion of absurdity. -James Anthony Froude
I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him. -Galileo
Naivete in grownups is often charming; but when coupled with vanity it is indistinguishable from stupidity. -Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)
If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people. -unkown
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. -Will Durant
Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed. -Don Wood
The person who admits ignorance shows it once; the one who tries to hide it shows it often. -Japanese Proverb
Against logic there is no armor like ignorance. -Laurence J. Peter
It’s innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn’t. -Mignon McLaughlin
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