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The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.
What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we are told expressly.
Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.
Jean de La Fontaine
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
How can people be so stupid? I marvel at that. See, I think you have to work as being ignorant - and if you're gonna work at being ignorant, why not work at being informed?
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.
If the Soviet empire still existed, I'd be terrified. The fact is, we can afford a fairly ignorant presidency now.
Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths.
Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant. Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile: Water before the faithful, blood before the unbeliever.
It is only when the people become ignorant and corrupt, when they degenerate into a populace, that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty.
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.
Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating!
I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
Should such an ignorant people lead the world? How did it come to this in the first place? 82 percent of us don't even have a passport! Just a handful can speak a language other than English.
Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker. That is one of several reasons why it must be given rein instead of suppressed.
Until you understand a writer's ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The scientist rigorously defends his right to be ignorant of almost everything except his specialty.
I would not send a poor girl into the world, ignorant of the snares that beset her path; nor would I watch and guard her, till, deprived of self-respect and self-reliance, she lost the power or the will to watch and guard herself .
I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
Violence is a tool of the ignorant.
Only Socrates knew, after a lifetime of unceasing labor, that he was ignorant. Now every high-school student knows that. How did it become so easy?
Today's younger generation is no worse than my own. We were just as ignorant and repulsive as they are, but nobody listened to us.
At the present day the crude theory of the sexual impulse held on one side, and the ignorant rejection of theory altogether on the other side, are beginning to be seen as both alike unjustified.
It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice.
Anna Julia Cooper
True science teaches, above all, to doubt and to be ignorant.
Miguel de Unamuno
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.'
There are so many things to talk about between black people, Hispanic people, white people, gay people, men, women, it's all based on fear. We all have fears, this thing that stops us from embracing as we are one. We are never going to be one. People are messed up, but humor lets us see how ignorant we can be.
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?
Augustine of Hippo
'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.'
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