1.Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
2.There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of 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.
3.I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance
4.If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
5.Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.
6.Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
7.It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile.
8.Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
9.The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.
10.It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
11.To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
12.The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
13.Extremism thrives amid ignorance and anger, intimidation and cowardice.
14.All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
15.The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
16.Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
17.The real power of the Buddha was that he had so much love. He saw people trapped in their notions of small separate self, feeling guilty or proud of that self, and he offered revolutionary teachings that resounded like a lion’s roar, like a great rising tide, helping people to wake up and break free from the prison of ignorance.
18.There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
19.Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
20.Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.
21.Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
22.Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
23.Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
24.The question of whether or not there is a God or truth or reality or whatever you like to call it, can never be answered by books, by priests, philosopher’s or saviours. Nobody and nothing can answer the question but you yourself, and that is why you must know yourself – Immaturity lies only in total ignorance of self.
25.Ignorance of one’s misfortunes is clear gain.
26.There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
27.The biggest road block to action on genocide and other human rights crimes is ignorance. Most people just don’t know that such things are happening, and often, if they have a vague idea they are happening, there is a feeling that there is nothing that can be done to stop these crimes.
28.I say there is no darkness but ignorance.
29.The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
30.Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
31.Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
32.All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that’s an alibi for my ignorance.
33.The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
34.There is no darkness but ignorance.
35.Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
36.We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
37.Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all; too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.
38.America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
39.Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
40.True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
41.Children’s talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
42.I never had that feeling that I had to carry the weight of somebody’s ignorance around with me. And that was true for racists who wanted to use the ‘n’ word when talking about me or about my people, or the stupidity of people who really wanted to belittle other folks because they weren’t pretty or they weren’t rich or they weren’t clever.
43.Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
44.I think it is the height of ignorance to believe that the sexual act is an independent function necessary like sleeping or eating. Seeing, therefore, that I did not desire more children, I began to strive after self-control. There was endless difficulty in the task.
45.Of those beings who live in ignorance, shut up and confined, as it were, in an egg, I have first broken the eggshell of ignorance and alone in the universe obtained the most exalted, universal Buddhahood.
46.Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
47.By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
48.The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
49.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.
50.Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
51.Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.
52.When ignorance gets started it knows no bounds.
53.I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
54.The three most powerful and most apparent means used by Rome to retain her power over the minds of her votaries are Ignorance, Superstition, and Persecution.
55.It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
56.People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines… There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
57.Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know – and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.
58.The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
59.All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
60.If I don’t have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.