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Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.
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 ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
John F. Kennedy
Extremism thrives amid ignorance and anger, intimidation and cowardice.
The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.
Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
The reason there's so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it.
Frank A. Clark
The prime goal of censorship is to promote ignorance, whether it is done via lying and bowdlerized school texts or by attacking individual books.
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.
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.
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.'
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.
John Archibald Wheeler
Stubbornness and ignorance and determination are a very fine line from each other. I'm a very stubborn person, but not so stubborn that I can't learn new things and meet new people, but I have a one-track mind.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.
A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty.
Charles B. Rangel
Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know - and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance.
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
We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
H. L. Mencken
When ignorance gets started it knows no bounds.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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