Quotes by ignorance

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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Everything you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
    P. J. O'Rourke
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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.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
    Herbert Spencer
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    A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
  • Louis D. Brandeis
    Louis D. Brandeis
    American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court 1856-1941
    Louis D. Brandeis
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    Behind every argument is someone's ignorance.
  • Janet Malcolm
    Janet Malcolm
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    Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible. He is a kind of confidence man, preying on people's vanity, ignorance, or loneliness, gaining their trust and betraying them without remorse.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Fear always springs from ignorance.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
  • Leo Buscaglia
    Leo Buscaglia
    American author and motivational speaker 1924-1998
    Leo Buscaglia
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    If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Out of compassion I destroy the darkness of their ignorance. From within them I light the lamp of wisdom and dispel all darkness from their lives.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.
  • Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
    Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
    American author, feminist and intellectual 1844-1911
    Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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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.
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