Ignorance Quotes and Sayings
Ignorance never settles a question.
– Benjamin Disraeli
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
– Derek Bok
Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
– James Madison
Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.
Don’t censor yourself to comfort their ignorance.
– Jon Stewart
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
– Isaac Newton
Ignorance is the parent of fear.
– Herman Melville
Whoever said ignorance is bliss must have died a horrible death with a really surprised look on his face.
– Lisa Shearin
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
– John Lennon
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
– Stephen Hawking
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Everybody seems to think I’m lazy
I don’t mind, I think they’re crazy.
Running everywhere at such a speed
Till they find there’s no need.
– John Lennon
Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
– Thomas Paine
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Science is the topography of ignorance.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Ignorance is the enemy, curiosity the weapon of choice.
– Peter D. Ward
Anything was better than nothing. Half- full was better than empty. Ignorance was the lowest form of humiliation and suffering.
– Becca Fitzpatrick
Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.
– Joe Abercrombie
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
– Dalai Lama XIV
A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.
Ignorance is not stupidity, but it might as well be. And I do not like feeling stupid.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
Prejudice is a product of ignorance that hides behind barriers of tradition.
– Jasper Fforde
Ignore those people who talk about you behind your back, that’s where they belong.
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.
– Samuel Johnson
Ignorance of the law is no good excuse, where every man is bound to take notice of the laws to which he is subject.
– Thomas Hobbes
Ignorance and power and pride are a deadly mixture, you know.
– Robert Fulghum
True knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.
Ignorance is a lot like alcohol: the more you have of it, the less you are able to see its effect on you.
– Jay M. Bylsma
Only ignorance excuses stupidity.
– Nalini Singh