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The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.”
Albert Camus - The Plague
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I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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Ignorance is the mother of all evils.”
François Rabelais
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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The only way to avoid error is ignorance.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”
Mark Twain
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Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.”
Plato
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This is that human freedom, which all boast that they possess, and which consists solely in the fact, that men are conscious of their own desire, but are ignorant of the causes whereby that desire has been determined.”
Baruch Spinoza
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Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”
Confucius
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Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.”
Karl Popper
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But, always ignorant of our own needs,
We ask the heavens for what we need the least.”

Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
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So long as the mother, Ignorance, lives, it is not safe for Science, the offspring, to divulge the hidden causes of things.”
Johannes Kepler
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Nothing is worse than active ignorance.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The ignorant knows nothing, the party member does not want to know anything.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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Freedom begins where it ends ignorance.”
Victor Hugo
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Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.”
Henry David Thoreau
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True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.”
Bertrand Russell
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Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.”
Winston Churchill
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The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned.”
Gérard de Nerval
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Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.”
Jean de La Fontaine
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The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.”
Plato
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Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”
Benjamin Franklin
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I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.”
Gustave Flaubert
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Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.”
Charles Darwin
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