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Cruelty is all out of ignorance. If you knew what was in store for you, you wouldn't hurt anybody, because whatever you do comes back much more forceful than you send it out.
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
Paranoia is just another word for ignorance.
Hunter S. Thompson
I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance.
People's ignorance really pisses me off. Stupidity is when you can't help it -ignorance is when you choose not to understand something.
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
Christian Nestell Bovee
We all wish to live. We all seek a world in which men are freed of the burdens of ignorance, poverty, hunger and disease. And we shall all be hard-pressed to escape the deadly rain of nuclear fall-out should catastrophe overtake us.
The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.
John F. Kennedy
Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
Conflict grows out of ignorance and suspicion.
Gordon B. Hinckley
It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
James A. Baldwin
The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I never had that feeling that I had to carry the weight of somebody's ignorance around with me. And that was true for racists who wanted to use the 'n' word when talking about me or about my people, or the stupidity of people who really wanted to belittle other folks because they weren't pretty or they weren't rich or they weren't clever.
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.
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance.
Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.
The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned.
Gerard De Nerval
I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance.
We need the compassion and the courage to change the conditions that support our suffering. Those conditions are things like ignorance, bitterness, negligence, clinging, and holding on.
I would point out that the cultural advance of these people has been suppressed in the past and continues to be suppressed in the present by policies designed to keep them in ignorance.
Ignorance is bliss. I wish I still had some.
Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
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
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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