Quote of the Day
The huge problem in our society is the enormous ignorance of the ideas that underlie modern art.
In practice, socialism didn't work. But socialism could never have worked because it is based on false premises about human psychology and society, and gross ignorance of human economy.
My family and I held no hatred for those people because we realized they were victims of their own ignorance.
I really wish there was some big brother conspiracy theory. I just think it's the ignorance of trying to make a dollar. That's what the networks have done and will continue to do. If anyone doesn't think that this is about making money, then they're crazy.
It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge.
Ignorance is not bliss, but in my case, that was.
Ignorance and superstition ever bear a close and mathematical relation to each other.
James F. Cooper
Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it.
Edward F. Halifax
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
I don't think you can ever regain your ignorance.
Ignorance is the mother of admiration.
Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.
Fear is the only true enemy, born of ignorance and the parent of anger and hate.
Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness.
Ignorance is my least favorite thing. I really think it's at the core of all our problems.
The hope that poverty and ignorance may gradually be extinguished, derives indeed much support from the steady progress of the working classes during the nineteenth century.
Privacy under what circumstance? Privacy at home under what circumstances? You have more privacy if everyone's illiterate, but you wouldn't really call that privacy. That's ignorance.
The level of ignorance is declining, and the ability to accumulate data and manipulate it for various ends is increasing.
All around me insisted that my doubts proved only my own ignorance and sinfulness; that they knew by experience they would soon give place to true knowledge, and an advance in religion; and I felt something like indecision.
So far as I know, there were no pains taken to preserve secrecy on this subject; that is, I saw no attempt made to keep any of the inmates of the Convent in ignorance of the murder of children.
The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters - from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number - a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him.
I do believe states' rights was a sound doctrine that got hijacked by some unsavory customers for a while - like, 150 years or so. I'm professionally obliged to believe that knowledge is better than ignorance, but some kinds of forgetting are OK with me.
John Shelton Reed
Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it; materialism, and a consequent intellectual laxity, both of these have done destructive work in the colleges.
Katharine Fullerton Gerould
Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.
And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory.
People talk about revelation, and say it has ceased; but what ignorance it bespeaks, when man knows not the least thing on earth without revelation.
Ignorance is not bliss - it is oblivion.
Now, ignorance is one thing, ignorance can be cured. But many of the Republican leaders opposing this research know better.
Ignorance is kind of bliss.
So when you spot violence, or bigotry, or intolerance or fear or just garden-variety misogyny, hatred or ignorance, just look it in the eye and think, 'The good outnumber you, and we always will.'
Share with your Friends
Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
Art Quote Feed
Funny Quote Feed
Love Quote Feed
Nature Quote Feed