Ignorance Quotes and Sayings

Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.
Paulo Coelho

If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.

That it is a bad thing to be tortured and starved, humiliated or hurt, is not an opinion; it is a fact. That it is better for people to be loved and attended to, rather than hated or neglected, is again a plain fact, not a matter of opinion.
– G. J. Warnock

If you’re being ignored, that’s a good time to concentrate on finding yourself and creating your own mystery.
– Lykke Li

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.
– St. Francis of Assisi

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Thomas Fuller

Explaining to an ignorant person is like knocking at the door of a deaf man.

Submitted by: Vikrant Parsai

Be careful about how you treat people. You think you don’t care about them because you might need them one day.

Submitted by: Malepa Seleke

It is better to be ignorant than mistaken.
– Japanese Proverb

Ignorant men don’t know what good they hold in their hands until they’ve flung it away.


I have my own theory: ignorance is bliss. The less you know, the more confident you can be in tackling things.
Stephen Richards

The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

Forgetful is a sign of an ignorant mind.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

It is folly to be wise where ignorance is bliss.

Submitted by: carmel

Ignorance is the opposite word for wisdom.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

It is easier to obtain knowledge than to hide ignorance.

Submitted by: Maggie

Knowledge makes people humble. Arrogance makes people ignorant.

Arrogance and ignorance go hand in hand.

Judging someone by the color of their skin is ignorant. Their skin complexion has nothing to do with their morals, beliefs or intelligence.

Education is the best weapon against ignorance. Learning is the best way to sharpen the mind.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee

Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.

Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.

Confidence is ignorance. If you’re feeling cocky, it’s because there’s something you don’t know.
– Eoin Colfer

Don’t censor yourself to comfort their ignorance.
– Jon Stewart

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

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