65 Ignorance Quotes

 

  • The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance. – Napoleon Bonaparte

 

  • To turn down knowledge is to resign to ignorance. – Kyle Schmalenberg

 

  • Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. – George Bernard Shaw

 

  • If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people. – Victor Cousin

 

  • Ignorance is not innocence, but sin. – Robert Browning

 

  • Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace. – Dalai Lama

 

  • The little I know, I own to ignorance. – Sacha Guity

 

  • Ignorance is the dominion of absurdity. – James Anthony Froude

 

  • Ignorance is still better than martyrdom. – Ira N. Barin

 

  • I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance. – Socrates

 

  • Ignorance is not a capital crime. It is a correctable condition. – Laura Knight-Jadczyk

 

  • For ignorance, its growth and its protection. – Ezra Pound

 

  • It’s innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn’t. – Anatole France

 

  • Ignorance is bliss. – Robert William Service

 

  • There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

  • Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today and it will set the pace tomorrow. – Frank Dane

 

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

 

  • Ignorance speaks loudly, so as to be heard; but its volume proves reason to doubt every word. – Wes Fessler

 

  • To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step toward knowledge. – Benjamin Disraeli

 

  • All ignorance toboggans into know and trudges up to ignorance again. – Edward Estlin Cummings

 

  • By ignorance the truth is known. – Heinrich Suso

 

  • Ignorance must be a fun place to live; my parents seem to vacation there year-round. – Nenia Campbell

 

  • Ignorance may be bliss, but only if it outweighs curiosity. – Victoria Schwab

 

  • Through ignorance, all troubles did surmount. – Anne Bradstreet

 

  • The ignorance we’re ignorant of is the ignorance most difficult to remedy. – Leah Hager Cohen

 

  • Ignorance is always afraid of change. – Jawaharlal Nehru

 

  • Better be ignorant of a matter than half know it. – Publilius Syrus

 

  • 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

 

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

 

  • I would rather have my ignorance than another man’s knowledge, because I have got so much more of it. – Mark Twain

 

  • Ignorance is never better than knowledge. – Enrico Fermi

 

  • To know you are ignorant is the beginning of wisdom. – Marion Zimmer Bradley

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  • Ignorance must be prosecuted when arrested. The only way for its arrest is by information and the only way for prosecution is through reading and learning of new things. – Israelmore Ayivor

 

  • Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge. – Alfred North Whitehead

 

  • Pain and ignorance lead to great joy and knowledge because the Supreme Being has created nothing vain under the sun. – Khalil Gibran

 

  • Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. – Charles Darwin

 

  • The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about. – Wayne Dyer

 

  • Ignorance deprives people of freedom because they do not know what alternatives there are. It is impossible to choose to do what one has never heard of. – Ralph B. Perry

 

  • To remove ignorance is an important branch of benevolence. – Ann Plato

 

  • Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil. – Plato

 

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

 

  • Read it wisely, Little One, for the power of ignorance is great. – Stephen Fry

 

  • Most ignorance is evincible ignorance. We don’t know because we don’t want to know. – Aldous Huxley

 

  • Ignorance is like a delicate fruit; touch it, and the bloom is gone. – Oscar Wilde

 

  • The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge. – Elbert Hubbard

 

  • You can still be sincere and still be stupid. – Charles F. Kettering

 

  • It may be that the ignorant man, alone, has any chance to mate his life with life. – Wallace Stevens

 

  • Teach the ignorant as much as you can. – Victor Hugo

 

  • The pleasures of ignorance are as great, in their way, as the pleasures of knowledge. – Aldous Huxley

 

  • A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance. – Saul Bellow

 

  • Even one voice in a wilderness of ignorance is a voice that is heard by someone. – Kristen Ashley

 

  • In guiltless ignorance, in ignorant guilt. – Stephen Crane

 

  • The truest characters of ignorance Are vanity, and pride, and annoyance. – Samuel Butler

 

  • The most violent element in society is ignorance. – Emma Goldman

 

  • Is it not ignorance that we share? A lie takes two. The truth we find alone. – Anthony Marais

 

  • To be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of ignorance. – A. Bronson Alcott

 

  • Ignorance never settles a question. – Benjamin Disraeli

 

  • Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. – Will Rogers

 

  • Ignorance is a virus. Once it starts spreading, it can only be cured by reason. For the sake of humanity, we must be that cure. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

 

  • Ignorance is right! – Christopher Andrea

 

  • It is when within the darkness of ignorance when you shout do you shine. – William Andrews

 

  • Thoroughly conscious ignorance is the prelude to every real advance in science. – James Clerk Maxwell

 

  • Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. – Benjamin Franklin

 

  • The mist of ignorance, esteems untrue. Rejecting whatsoever is a wonder. – Ludovico Ariosto

 

  • Isn’t it funny how ignorance is the source of strength of so many? – Lionel Suggs

 

  • Ignorance is an underrated virtue, my lord. – Andrew Levkoff