Quotes: ignorance

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  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind.
  • Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
    Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
    American author, feminist and intellectual 1844-1911
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    A great idea is usually original to more than one discoverer. Great ideas come when the world needs them. Great ideas surround the world's ignorance and press for admission.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
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    A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
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    A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
  • Charles F. Kettering
    Charles F. Kettering
    American inventor 1876-1958
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    A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
    Reinhold Niebuhr
    American theologist, historian 1892-1971
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    A wise architect observed that you could break the laws of architectural art provided you had mastered them first. That would apply to religion as well as to art. Ignorance of the past does not guarantee freedom from its imperfections.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then succes is sure.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
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