Quotes by ignorance

Quotes 106 till 120 of 201.

  • Gustave Flaubert
    Gustave Flaubert
    French writer 1821-1880
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    Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
  • Will Durant
    Will Durant
    American writer, historian, and philosopher 1885-1981
    Will Durant
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    Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
  • Hunter S. Thompson
    Hunter S. Thompson
    American journalist 1939-
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    Paranoia is just another word for ignorance.
    Source: Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century (2004)
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance.
  • Prejudice is just another word for ignorance.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
  • Bruce Sterling
    Bruce Sterling
    American science fiction author 1954-
    Bruce Sterling
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    Privacy under what circumstance? Privacy at home under what circumstances? You have more privacy if everyone's illiterate, but you wouldn't really call that privacy. That's ignorance.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Public Opinion... an attempt to organize the ignorance of the community, and to elevate it to the dignity of physical force.
  • Guy Debord
    Guy Debord
    French philosopher 1931-
    Guy Debord
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    Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Reality cannot be ignored except at a price; and the longer the ignorance is persisted in, the higher and more terrible becomes the price that must be paid.
  • Johann Gottfried Von Herder
    Johann Gottfried Von Herder
    German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic 1744-1803
    Johann Gottfried Von Herder
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    Say oh wise man how you have come to such knowledge? Because I was never ashamed to confess my ignorance and ask others.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    Science is but the exchange of ignorance for that which is another kind of ignorance.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
    Samuel Butler
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    Science, after all, is only an expression for our ignorance of our own ignorance.
  • William Wirt
    William Wirt
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    Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
  • Garrison Keillor
    Garrison Keillor
    American humoristic writer 1942-
    Garrison Keillor
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    Selective ignorance, a cornerstone of child rearing. You don't put kids under surveillance: it might frighten you. Parents should sit tall in the saddle and look upon their troops with a noble and benevolent and extremely nearsighted gaze.
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