39 Ignorance Quotes
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Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Words of Encouragement
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
George Bernard Shaw
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
Ignorance is always afraid of change.
Quotes about Change
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
During the day, you can go from task to task, to meet each colleague
and each person no matter how frustrating without losing your temper,
or showing frustration by being arrogant or ignorant. After all, it is only one day.
Byron Pulsifer, Happiness Is A Choice
Ignorance is a form of environmental pollution.
Quote of The Day
It is a common sentence that knowledge is power; but who hath
duly considered or set forth the power of ignorance? Knowledge slowly
builds up what ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Ignorance breeds fear. Knowledge drives those fears out.
M. K. Soni
True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
Let the trails that bore my ancestors blood and tears, and the
chains that bound their freedom serve as reminders to all, of our hate
and savagery against one another,
and ensure its trust that we as a people choose never to repeat such ignorance.
Jacqualine Williams Rippy
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance
and conscientious stupidity.
Martin Luther King Jr
The person who admits ignorance shows it once; the one who tries
to hide it shows it often.
My prayer is that the all-wise God will give this feeble, ignorant child the
wisdom to see his purposes, to desire his will over my own, to
approach trials saying, 'Lord, teach me.' I have no doubt - NO doubt -
that in time, He will do exactly that.
Camille Kendall, Wish You Were Here
No one intentionally creates problems, but we tend to be slaves
to powerful emotions like anger, hatred and attachment that are based
on misconceived projections about people and things.
We need to find ways of reducing these emotions by eliminating
the ignorance that underlies them and applying opposing forces.
The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who
came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge
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.
Ignorance never settles a question.
The first step in the risk management process is to acknowledge
the reality of risk. Denial is a common tactic that substitutes deliberate
ignorance for thoughtful planning.
Quotes about Taking Risks
To be always fortunate, and to pass through life with a soul that has
never known sorrow, is to be ignorant of one half of nature.
Love that ignores acts of disobedience is not love but is ignorance or uncaring.
Catherine Pulsifer, Forever Young
The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
The key is choice. You have options. You need not spend your life
wallowing in failure, ignorance, grief, poverty, shame, and self-pity.
Og Mandino, The Choice
Unbelievers are people who are ignorant of the Christian faith. Those who are willing to examine the evidence of the biblical documents and thus cease to be ignorant usually cease to be unbelievers.
Michael Griffiths, God is Great God is God, I'd Believe Him If I Could
A wise man makes his own decisions, but an ignorant man mindlessly follows the crowd.
No matter how busy you may think you are you must find time for reading,
or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.
We dare you to accept the premise: truth will be truth regardless
of any personís belief, ignorance, negligence, or misunderstanding,
or the failure of scientific proof.
W. Clement Stone, The Other Side of Mind
Compassion motivates us to address injustice; if we need to take action, we do it with compassion and wisdom, not anger or ignorance.
Stephanie Gunning, Audacious Creativity
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.
Nothing is that important.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought
that the business of one's life is to help in some small way to reduce
the sum of ignorance, degradation and misery on the face of this beautiful earth.
Ignorance should not be tolerated. It isn't worthy of our understanding
Ethan Hunter, Maya Angelou: 24 Powerful Lessons And Insights From Maya Angelou
Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even
the dull and ignorant; they too have their story.
Max Ehrmann, Desiderata
How do you know so much about everything? was asked of a very wise
and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed
to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people.
Ignorance is the night of the mind, a night without moon or star.
Many Christians know very well what the arguments are against faith.
It's not that we're ignorant of them - it's simply that we don't think they
stand up all that well.
Dave Gipson, Your Brain's Too Small for God
Ignorance and fear of death overshadow life, while knowing
and accepting death erases this shadow.
There are none so blind as those who will not see and there
are none so ignorant as those who don't have the perseverance to learn.
Ian Gibbs, The Sorites Principle
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant.
Ralph Waldo Emerson