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Definition of Ignorance

Ignorance

  1. The condition of being ignorant; the want of knowledge in general, or in relation to a particular subject; the state of being uneducated or uninformed.
  2. A willful neglect or refusal to acquire knowledge which one may acquire and it is his duty to have.

Ignorance Quotations

To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. - Mark Twain
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
Mark Twain

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. - George Bernard Shaw
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
George Bernard Shaw

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
Maya Angelou

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Frederick Douglass
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Ignorance Translations

ignorance in French is ignorance
ignorance in German is Unwissenheit, Unwissenheit
ignorance in Italian is ignoranza
ignorance in Norwegian is uvitenhet
ignorance in Spanish is ignorancia
ignorance in Swedish is okunnighet
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