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The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.
Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.
Ignorance is always afraid of change.
I do sometimes accuse people of ignorance, but that is not intended to be an insult. I'm ignorant of lots of things. Ignorance is something that can be remedied by education.
The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about.
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.
There is no darkness but ignorance.
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
Leonardo da Vinci
God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us - as, indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray.
Of those beings who live in ignorance, shut up and confined, as it were, in an egg, I have first broken the eggshell of ignorance and alone in the universe obtained the most exalted, universal Buddhahood.
Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free.
Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
Our great struggle in medicine these days is not just with ignorance and uncertainty. It's also with complexity: how much you have to make sure you have in your head and think about. There are a thousand ways things can go wrong.
The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.
India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.
It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous motion of human beings in some direction that doesn't get confined, permanently blocked, as it has so many times before in various periods in the history of man.
Richard P. Feynman
The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.
Natural selection will not remove ignorance from future generations.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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