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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.
Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom.
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.'
My relationships with my cats has saved me from a deadly, pervasive ignorance.
William S. Burroughs
No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure; but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
Arnold H. Glasow
Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion.
Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance.
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance.
When we're dealing with the people in our family - no matter how annoying or gross they may be, no matter how self-inflicted their suffering may appear, no matter how afflicted they are with ignorance, prejudice or nose hairs - we give from the deepest parts of ourselves.
In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because they freeze perceptions at one moment in history and then insist we continue to use these frozen perceptions when we should be doing better.
Edward de Bono
I've wanted to be a writer since I was a boy, though it seemed an unlikely outcome since I showed no real talent. But I persevered and eventually found my own row to hoe. Ignorance of other writers' work keeps me from discouragement and I am less well-read than the average bus driver.
My top most priority is to deal with India's massive social and economic problems, so that chronic poverty, ignorance and disease can be conquered in a reasonably short period of time.
Far and away, the greatest threat to the ocean, and thus to ourselves, is ignorance. But we can do something about that.
We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
William Ellery Channing
Why should we, however, in economics, have to plead ignorance of the sort of facts on which, in the case of a physical theory, a scientist would certainly be expected to give precise information?
Friedrich August von Hayek
Ignorance, hatred and greed are killing nature.
I'm a believer in 'Ignorance is bliss.'
Without feeling abashed by my ignorance, I confess that I am absolutely unable to say. In the absence of an appearance of learning, my answer has at least one merit, that of perfect sincerity.
Jean Henri Fabre
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.
Art hath an enemy called Ignorance.
To remove ignorance is an important branch of benevolence.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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