Favorite Quotations ~ Ignorance When Did Ignorance Become A Point Of View

"Better to be ignorant of a matter than half know it." ~ Publilius Syrus

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All our knowledge brings us nearer to our ignorance. ~ T.S. Eliot

It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant. ~ Don Herold

Ignorance creates all the other obstacles. ~ Yoga Sutras, Meditations From the Mat, 2002

A man must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere. ~ Charles F. Kettering

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education. ~ Stephen R. Covey, 7 Habits of Highly Effectual People

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to stay, abstains from giving us worthy evidence of the fact. ~ George Eliot

Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. ~ Will Rogers

Three minutes thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time. ~ A.E. Houseman

Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star. ~ Confucius

The age of ignorance commenced with the Christian system. ~ Thomas Paine

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

Nothing is as terrible to see as ignorance in action. ~ Johann von Goethe

I remember telling a neurosurgeon, "Don't give me too much information, because at the moment my ignorance is my best asset." ~ Christopher Reeve, Reader's Digest

It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile. ~ Sting

All you really need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. ~ Mark Twain

Ignorance is not bliss it is oblivion. ~ Philip Wylie

Ignorance is the womb of monsters. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace. ~ Robert J. Sawyer, Calculating God