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War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
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 real power of the Buddha was that he had so much love. He saw people trapped in their notions of small separate self, feeling guilty or proud of that self, and he offered revolutionary teachings that resounded like a lion's roar, like a great rising tide, helping people to wake up and break free from the prison of ignorance.
The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about.
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
There is no darkness but ignorance.
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
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
The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
Leonardo da Vinci
Ignorance is the softest pillow on which a man can rest his head.
Michel de Montaigne
Ignorance is the mother of all evils.
There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see.
The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
Karl A. Menninger
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.
Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.
Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self.
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.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
Ignorance is always afraid of change.
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.
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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