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

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

The sage awakes to light in the night of all creatures. That which the world calls day is the night of ignorance to the wise.
~ Bhagavad Gita

Ignorance is the dominion of absurdity.
~ James Anthony Froude

Often the cock-loft is empty, in those whom nature hath built many stories high.
~ Thomas Fuller

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
~ Hazlitt

The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about.
~ Wayne Dyer
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
~ Anatole France

Ignorance never settles a question.
~ Benjamin Disraeli

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
~ Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

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

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

A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance.
~ Henry David Thoreau

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
~ Henry Brooks Adams

Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
~ Anthony J D'Angelo

There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
~ Goethe

I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth.
~ Molly Ivins

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star.
~ Confucius
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
~ Benjamin Disraeli

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

Naivete in grownups is often charming; but when coupled with vanity it is indistinguishable from stupidity.
~ Eric Hoffer

If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people.
~ Graffiti

I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
~ Euripides

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

Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
~ Bernard Berenson

To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
~ Confucius
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
~ Isaac Asimov
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities.
~ George Eliot

All our ignorance brings us closer to death.
~ George Eliot

Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed.
~ Don Wood

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
~ Enrico Fermi

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.
~ Galileo Galilei

Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities.
~ George Eliot

It is better to confess ignorance than provide it.
~ Homer Hickam

Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom.
~ Hugo De Groot

My whole career can be summed up with 'Ignorance is bliss.' When you do not know better, you do not really worry about failing.
~ Jeff Foxworthy

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