Ignorant Quotes

It seems we're not only uninformed about our present, we're ignorant of our past. Adora Svitak

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To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant. Amos Bronson Alcott

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I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils. Aeschylus

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Only Socrates knew, after a lifetime of unceasing labor, that he was ignorant. Now every high-school student knows that. How did it become so easy? Allan Bloom

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Today's younger generation is no worse than my own. We were just as ignorant and repulsive as they are, but nobody listened to us. Al Capp

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Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin

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A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one. Benjamin Franklin

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Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate. Bertrand Russell

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Nobody with an IQ higher than emergency-room temperature could ever believe that 'death panels' would be appointed to nudge the elderly toward euthanasia. Yet for idle entertainment, it's hard to beat Sarah Palin's ignorant nattering on the subject. Carl Hiaasen

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He that knows himself, knows others; and he that is ignorant of himself, could not write a very profound lecture on other men's heads. Charles Caleb Colton

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I was truly ignorant about art before the film. Claire Forlani

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There may be some so very Ignorant, that they know not how to Pray. Cotton Mather

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The ignorant man always adores what he cannot understand. Cesare Lombroso

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So I think it's better to say something than not to say anything at all, even to an ignorant person. Chad Hugo

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While some of us may know than others about certain things, it is the thinnest slice of all that is, or could be known. In that sense, we are all profoundly ignorant. Charles Osgood

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When I turned 30, I realized how ignorant I really was. I always thought I had a very accomplished life. Diane Kruger

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It seems to me that we are profoundly ignorant of ourselves. Edward Bond

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Not even a maggot is an it, and to refer to any animal in that manner is an affectation, an ignorant stab at science-speak. Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

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Personally, I think wearing a baby chinchilla says, 'I'm ignorant.' Eva Mendes

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To have drunkards, idiots, horse-racing, rumselling rowdies, ignorant foreigners, and silly boys fully recognized, while we ourselves are thrust out from all the rights that belong to citizens, it is too grossly insulting to... be longer quietly submitted to. Elizabeth Caty Stanton

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I am tolerably ignorant about Judaism, and much of what I do know about it seems hard to swallow, because it is so grounded in legalism, and adherence to rituals. Fred Melamed

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Christ didn't choose the rich to preach the doctrine; he choose 12 poor ignorant workers - that is, he chose the proletariat of the times. Fidel Castro

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Violence is a tool of the ignorant. Flip Wilson

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Americans, in general, are ignorant, bigoted, and deeply unhappy with their declining incomes. Gore Vidal

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A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier. H. L. Mencken

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I try to be as ignorant about things as I can. Hal Sparks

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The most dangerous people are the ignorant. Henry Ward Beecher

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The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes. Henry Ward Beecher

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There is not anything that can so suddenly flood the mind with shame as the conviction of ignorance, yet we are all ignorant of nearly everything there is to be known. Hilaire Belloc

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This is our mercury, our lunary, but whosoever thinks of any other water besides this, is ignorant and foolish, never attaining to the desired effects. George Ripley

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