39 Ignorance Quotes

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  1. Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education. Stephen Covey
    Words of Encouragement



  2. Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. George Bernard Shaw
    Knowledge



  3. 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. Mark Twain
    Funny



  4. Ignorance is always afraid of change. Jawaharlal Nehru
  5. Ignorance is always afraid of change. Jawaharlal Nehru
    Quotes about Change



  6. Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance. Confucius
    Inspirational Quotes



  7. 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
    Frustration



  8. Ignorance is a form of environmental pollution. American Proverb
    Quote of The Day



  9. 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. George Eliot
    Famous



  10. Ignorance breeds fear. Knowledge drives those fears out. M. K. Soni
    Fear



  11. True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance. Abigail Buren
    Learning



  12. 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
    Choices



  13. Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. Martin Luther King Jr
    Graduation



  14. The person who admits ignorance shows it once; the one who tries to hide it shows it often. Japanese Proverb
    Proverbs



  15. 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
    God



  16. 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. Dalai Lama
    Feeling



  17. The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom. Kahlil Gibran
    Grief



  18. 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. Maya Angelou
    Attitude



  19. Ignorance never settles a question. Benjamin Disraeli
  20. Ignorance never settles a question. Benjamin Disraeli
    Question



  21. 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. Charles Tremper
    Quotes about Taking Risks



  22. 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. Seneca
    Nature



  23. Love that ignores acts of disobedience is not love but is ignorance or uncaring. Catherine Pulsifer, Forever Young
    Love



  24. The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is. Winston Churchill
    Truth



  25. 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
    Failure



  26. 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



  27. A wise man makes his own decisions, but an ignorant man mindlessly follows the crowd. Chinese Proverb
    Wise



  28. No matter how busy you may think you are you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance. Confucius
    Time



  29. 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
    Dare



  30. 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
    Compassion



  31. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Natalie Goldberg
    Stress



  32. 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. George Eliot
    Life Quotes



  33. Ignorance should not be tolerated. It isn't worthy of our understanding or sympathy. Ethan Hunter, Maya Angelou: 24 Powerful Lessons And Insights From Maya Angelou
    Tolerance



  34. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they too have their story. Max Ehrmann, Desiderata
    Listening



  35. 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. John Abbott
    Motivational



  36. If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people. Victor Cousin
    If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people. Victor Cousin
    Happy



  37. Ignorance is the night of the mind, a night without moon or star. Confucius
    Night



  38. 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
    Faith



  39. Ignorance and fear of death overshadow life, while knowing and accepting death erases this shadow. Lily Pincus
    Death



  40. 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
    Perseverance



  41. There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Wishes

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