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
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
- Isaac Newton
Ignorance is the parent of fear.
- Herman Melville
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
- John Lennon
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Stephen Hawking
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
Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
- Thomas Paine
A man is responsible for his ignorance.
- Milan Kundera
Prejudice is a product of ignorance that hides behind barriers of tradition.
- Jasper Fforde
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
Science is the topography of ignorance.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
Anything was better than nothing. Half- full was better than empty. Ignorance was the lowest form of humiliation and suffering.
- Becca Fitzpatrick
War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.
- George Orwell
Whoever said ignorance is bliss must have died a horrible death with a really surprised look on his face.
- Lisa Shearin
A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future.
- Robert A. Heinlein
Only ignorance excuses stupidity.
- Nalini Singh
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