The opposite of love is not hate, the opposite of love is ignorance.
I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
I do not approve of anything which tampers with natural ignorance.
Ignorance never settles a question
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is worth more.
A man may live long, and die at last in ignorance of many truths, which his mind was capable of knowing, and that with certainty.
You have to start with the truth. The truth is the only way that we can get anywhere. Because any decision-making that is based upon lies or ignorance can’t lead to a good conclusion.
There is no capital more useful than intellect and wisdom, and there is no indigence more injurious than ignorance and unawareness.
Poverty has many roots, but the tap root is ignorance
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of facts.
A learned person among ignorant people, is like a live person among the dead.
The ignorance of the world leaves one at the mercy of its malice
The truest characters of ignorance Are vanity, and pride, and annoyance.
Behind every argument is someone’s ignorance.
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
When the bubble of ignorance bursts the self realizes its oneness with the indivisible Self.Words that proceed from the Source of Truth have real meaning. But when men speakthese words as their own, the words become meaningless.
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Impartiality is a pompous name for indifference, which is an elegant name for ignorance.
Nothing is more terrible than ignorance in action.
The pleasures of ignorance are as great, in their way, as the pleasures of knowledge.
Whatever the progress of human knowledge, there will always be room for ignorance, hence for chance and probability.
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
There is no means by which men so powerfully elude their ignorance, disguise it from themselves and from others as by words
All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that’s an alibi for my ignorance.
Genuine ignorance is… profitable because it is likely to be accompanied by humility, curiosity, and open mindedness; whereas ability to repeat catch-phrases, cant terms, familiar propositions, gives the conceit of learning and coats the mind with varnish waterproof to new ideas.
Ignorance, when it is voluntary, is criminal; and he may be properly charged with evil who refused to learn how he might prevent it
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.
We cannot be saved until we have risen above all our enemies, not the least of which is ignorance.
Ignorance is a blank sheet, on which we may write; but error is a scribbled one, on which we must first erase
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
It would be difficult to dispel ignorance unless there is freedom to pursue the truth unfettered by fear. With so close a relationship between fear and corruption it is little wonder that in any society where fear is rife corruption in all forms becomes deeply entrenched.
The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.
Ignorance is not privileged by titular degrees
We keep, in science, getting a more and more sophisticated view of our essential ignorance.
Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
Ignorance seldom vaults into knowledge, but passes into it through an intermediate state of obscurity, even as night into day through twilight.
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong
His ignorance covers the world like a blanket, and there’s scarcely a hole in it anywhere
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.
There are no divisions as such, but there is an appearance of separateness because of ignorance. This means that everything is of ignorance and that every one is Ignorance personified.
The history of Western science confirms the aphorism that the great menace to progress is not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge.
A Dialogue between two Infants in the womb concerning the state of this world, might handsomely illustrate our ignorance of the next, whereof methinks we yet discourse in Plato’s Den, and are but Embryon Philosophers.
Mystery is another name for our ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
An ignorance of means may minister To greatness, but an ignorance of aims Make it impossible to be great at all.
To become educated is to move from cocksure ignorance to thoughtful uncertainty.
Ignorance of the law must not prevent the losing attorney from collecting his fee
Ignorance is never out of style. It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today and it will set the pace tomorrow.
There is no pain worse than ignorance and lack of intellegence.
There are many aspects of the universe that still cannot be explained satisfactorily by science; but ignorance only implies ignorance that may someday be conquered. To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
Knowledge is not happiness, and scienceBut an exchange of ignorance for thatWhich is another kind of ignorance.
If you hide your ignorance, no one will hit you, and you’ll never learn.
There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find the former an inexhaustible fund of conversation