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If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier.
H. L. Mencken
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.
Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating!
One of the most predictable things in life is there will be change. You are better off if you can have a say in the change. But you are ignorant or naive if you don't think there will be change, whether you want it to or not.
'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.'
I follow politics in a big way, and always have since I was a kid. I've got opinions, but they're opinions on both sides - not just anti-Republican, which is a real popular thing for a rap artist to do. If you dis Republicans, nobody will get mad. I think the two-party system sucks. It's absolutely ignorant.
The difference between ignorant and educated people is that the latter know more facts. But that has nothing to do with whether they are stupid or intelligent.
Many filmmakers portray teenagers as immoral and ignorant, with pursuits that are pretty base... But I haven't found that to be the case. I listen to kids. I respect them... Some of them are as bright as any of the adults I've met.
The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of the fact that he is ignorant.
Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate.
To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.
To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge.
Men know everything - all of them - all the time - no matter how stupid or inexperienced or arrogant or ignorant they are.
I've pretty much accepted the fact that you're going to meet ignorant people, and that's okay. You can't control that. You can't change that.
Hasan M. Elahi
I have a season pass to several of the VH1 shows, like 'Rock of Love' and Flavor Flav's show. It's kind of embarrassing because it's completely ignorant television - it's all totally fake and garbage - but I still love it.
In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. One motto on the show is, 'Keep your facts, I'm going with the truth.'
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.
Those persons who suffer from indigestion, or who become drunk, are utterly ignorant of the true principles of eating and drinking.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
In those parts of the world where learning and science has prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue.
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.
If I am given a formula, and I am ignorant of its meaning, it cannot teach me anything, but if I already know it what does the formula teach me?
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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