Ignorance is not innocence but sin.
Submitted by laura over 2 years ago
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We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.
Submitted by mallamanis over 2 years ago
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
You may say a cat uses good grammar. Well, a cat does -- but you let a cat get excited once; you let a cat get to pulling fur with another cat on a shed, nights, and you'll hear grammar that will give you the lockjaw. Ignorant people think it's the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain't so; it's the sickening grammar they use.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.
Whatever Nature has in store for mankind, unpleasant as it may be, men must accept, for ignorance is never better than knowledge.
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant.
Submitted by aranesan over 2 years ago
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.
Submitted by Cygnus over 2 years ago
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Submitted by ATN925 over 2 years ago
I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure—that is all that agnosticism means.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
Every little increase in human freedom has been fought over ferociously between those who want us to know more and be wiser and stronger, and those who want us to obey and be humble and submit.
All the history of human life has been a struggle between wisdom and stupidity.
As for disgraceful betrayals of wisdom such as the pretense that there is something called "creation science" and we ought to give it equal time in schools with proper science - I'm ashamed to belong to a human race that is so sunk in abject ignorance and willful stupidity.
John Cleese: You see, you could never do a sketch like that these days. The audience is too uninformed. I blame the Americans. Nation of obese, violent, pig-ignorant, bible-thumping morons contaminating world culture. That’s why I spend most of my time here in France. ... Beautiful, isn’t it? Just look at those olive trees.
Interviewer: This is Santa Barbara.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.
Submitted by amara over 2 years ago
The great thing about multiculturalism is it doesn't involve knowing anything about other cultures.
Submitted by quotedude almost 3 years ago