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80+ Ignorant Quotes

Ignorant means lacking in knowledge, awareness, empathy, and wisdom. it refers to uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication. This is a collection of 80+ Ignorant quotes and sayings.


Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free. - Bill Richardson
Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance. - Hippocrates
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance. - Confucius
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance. - Petrarch
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. - Winston Churchill
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. - Will Durant
Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear. - Mahatma Gandhi
Ignorance is a matter of laziness, indifference, and apathy. - Tom Tancredo
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. - Mark Twain
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. - George Bernard Shaw
Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it. - Heraclitus
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious. - Ambrose Bierce
A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty. - Charles B. Rangel
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance. - Arnold H. Glasow
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. - Benjamin Franklin
People's ignorance really pisses me off. Stupidity is when you can't help it -ignorance is when you choose not to understand something. - Sarah McLachlan
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. - W. Clement Stone
Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance. - Anthony J. D'Angelo
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished. - Jeremy Bentham
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance. - Robert Quillen
The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about. - Wayne Dyer
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance. - Samuel Butler
Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance. - Isaac Watts
A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance. - Herbert Spencer
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance. - Plato
Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes! - Leonardo da Vinci
When ignorance gets started it knows no bounds. - Will Rogers
Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance. - Hippocrates
Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance. - Will Durant
Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance. - Hippocrates
Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance. - William Gaddis
Curiosity killed the cat, but where human beings are concerned, the only thing a healthy curiosity can kill is ignorance. - Harry Lorayne
The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance. - John Rawls
Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance. - William Gaddis
Freedom believes in education - the salvation of slavery is ignorance. - Robert Green Ingersoll
Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil. - Plato
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. - H. L. Mencken
The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all. - John F. Kennedy
When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results. - Warren Buffett
If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them. - Isaac Asimov
Ignorance is not innocence but sin. - Robert Browning
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace. - Dalai Lama
Racism springs from ignorance. - Mario Balotelli
Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance. - Victor Hugo
Ignorance is bliss, or so we're told. Personally, I find ignorance is also destiny. - Gayle Lynds
Ignorance is ugly.
Be ignorance thy choice, where knowledge leads to woe. - James Beattie
Theory helps us to bear our ignorance of facts. - George Santayana
Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care. - Jimmy Buffett
It's indifference and ignorance that stops people from doing the right thing. - Diego Luna
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. - Thomas Carlyle
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens. - William Beveridge
Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care. - William Safire
Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard. - Adlai Stevenson I
I say there is no darkness but ignorance. - William Shakespeare
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without. - Henry David Thoreau
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. - Benjamin Franklin
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous? - Bill Watterson
Ignorance is bliss. I wish I still had some. - Adam Pascal
Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don't know because we don't want to know. - Aldous Huxley
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong. - Thomas Jefferson
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. - Jeff Rich
The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism. - William Osler
Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness. - Cyril Connolly
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self. - Baruch Spinoza
Where ignorance is bliss it's foolish to borrow your neighbor's newspaper. - Kin Hubbard
Conflict grows out of ignorance and suspicion. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Ignorance is always afraid of change. - Jawaharlal Nehru
Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness. - Sidney Hook
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance. - Herodotus
It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge. - Enrico Fermi
Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water. - Anatole France
Extremism thrives amid ignorance and anger, intimidation and cowardice. - Hillary Clinton
Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom. - Bodhidharma
Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge. - Alfred North Whitehead
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant. - Amos Bronson Alcott
Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain. - Euripides
It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't. - Mignon McLaughlin
Ignorance is not bliss - it is oblivion. - Philip Wylie
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value. - Jean de La Fontaine
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance. - John Ruskin
Respectfully, 'Awkward Black Girl' was never meant to be politically correct. We poke fun at ignorance. - Issa Rae
Art hath an enemy called Ignorance. - Ben Jonson
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