Quotes and sayings about tag  #ignorance

Quotes and sayings about tag  ignorance

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Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Aldous Huxley

Everyone has a sense of humor. If you don't laugh at jokes, you probably laugh at opinions.

Criss Jami

A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded.

Daniel Handler

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel J. Boorstin

Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.

Eoin Colfer

Humor can get in under the door while seriousness is still fumbling at the handle.

G.K. Chesterton

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.

G.K. Chesterton

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

George Orwell

Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either extreme egotism, selfishness, evil -- or else an absolute ignorance.

Graham Greene

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.

Hippocrates

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.

Isaac Newton

Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.

Garth Stein

Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.

Joe Abercrombie

The truth is like salt. Men want to taste a little, but too much makes everyone sick.

Joe Abercrombie

There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To know that you do not know is the best.To think you know when you do not is a disease.Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it.

Lao Tzu

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.

Michel de Montaigne

A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.

Molière

... there is no shame in not knowing. The problem arises when irrational thought and attendant behavior fill the vacuum left by ignorance.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Education is a system of imposed ignorance.

Noam Chomsky

It takes a very long time to become young.

Pablo Picasso

It has become almost a cliché to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics.

Richard Dawkins

Give me the storm and tempest of thought and action, rather than the dead calm of ignorance and faith! Banish me from Eden when you will; but first let me eat of the fruit of the tree of knowledge!

Robert G. Ingersoll

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Robert Orben

Timendi causa est nescire - Ignorance is the cause of fear.

Seneca

It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.

Voltaire

He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.

Voltaire

Herein lies the tragedy of the age: not that men are poor, — all men know something of poverty; not that men are wicked, — who is good? not that men are ignorant, — what is Truth? Nay, but that men know so little of men.

W.E.B. Du Bois

Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened.

Winston S. Churchill

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