110 Famous Ignorance Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing ignorance sayings.

Short Ignorance Sayings

 

“Ignorance is not innocence, but sin.” —Robert Browning

 

“Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.” —Thucydides

 

“Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.” —Will Rogers

 

“Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.” —Confucius

 

“It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man by argument.” —William McAdoo

 

“Never forget public ignorance is the government’s best friend.” —Unknown

 

“Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.” —Plato

 

“Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.” —Dalai Lama

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.” —William Shakespeare

 

“Education is a system of imposed ignorance.” —Noam Chomsky

 

“Against stupidity; God Himself is helpless.” —Yiddish Proverb

 

“Ignorance is voluntary misfortune.” —Nicholas Lang

 

“Ignorance of one’s misfortunes is clear gain.” —Euripides

 

“Your ignorance cramps my conversation.” —Anthony Hope

 

“Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.” —Paulo Coelho

 

“Better be unborn than untaught, for ignorance is the root of misfortune.” —Palto

 

“War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” —George Orwell

 

“A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.” —Molière

 

“A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.” —Anatole France

 

“Ignorance is like a delicate fruit; touch it, and the bloom is gone.” —Oscar Wilde

 

“Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance.” —Hippocrates

 

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” —Confucius

 

“It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.” —Arnold H. Glasgow

 

“Ignorance is the enemy, curiosity the weapon of choice.” —Peter D. Ward

 

“The truest characters of ignorance Are vanity, and pride, and annoyance.” —Samuel Butler

 

“The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.” —John Rawls

 

“Everybody is ignorant — only on different subjects.” —Will Rogers

 

“The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.” —John F. Kennedy

 

“The most violent element in society is ignorance.” —Emma Goldman

 

“Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” —Will Durant

 

“I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.” —Thomas Carlyle

 

“God save me from him who studies but one book.” —Italian Proverb

 

“The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance.” —Percy Bysshe Shelley

 

“The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.” —Herodotus

 

“Ignorance, as they say, is usually fatal, but sometimes it can be bliss.” —Eoin Colfer

 

“The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.” —William Osler

“Ignorance and power and pride are a deadly mixture, you know.” —Robert Fulghum

 

 

“Ignorance never settles a question.” —Benjamin Disraeli

 

“Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.” —Benjamin Franklin

 

“Better be ignorant of a matter than half know it.” —Publilius Syrus

 

“To admit ignorance is to exhibit wisdom.” —Ashley Montague

 

“Ignorance is always afraid of change.” —Jawaharlal Nehru

 

“Ignorance is the parent of fear.” —Herman Melville

 

“Better to ask a question than to remain ignorant.” —Unknown

 

“Innocence and ignorance are sisters.” —Proverb

 

“Don’t censor yourself to comfort their ignorance.” —Jon Stewart

 

“People see what they want to see.” —Red Barber

 

“Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.” —Plato

 

“Ignorance is never better than knowledge.” —Enrico Fermi

 

“Racism springs from ignorance.” —Mario Balotelli

 

“Education is a system of imposed ignorance.” —Noam Chomsky

 

“Only ignorance excuses stupidity.” —Nalini Singh

 

“Ignorance seldom vaults into knowledge.” —Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

“To know one’s ignorance is the best part of knowledge.” —Lao Tzu

 

“All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.” —Samuel Johnson

 

“Ignorance is the mother of all evils.” —Francois Rabelais

 

“Science is the topography of ignorance.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

 

“Behind every argument is someone’s ignorance.” —Louis D. Brandeis

 

“Ignorance is the dominion of absurdity.” —James Anthony Froude

 

“The most violent element in society is ignorance.” —Emma Goldman

Ignorance Sayings

 

“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” —Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“We do not learn for the benefit of anyone, we learn to unlearn ignorance.” —Michael Bassey Johnson

 

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” —Walter Cronkite

 

“The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.” —Wayne Dyer

 

“I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.” —Clarence S. Darrow

 

“Education is the best weapon against ignorance. Learning is the best way to sharpen the mind.” —Dr T.P.Chia

 

“The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.” —Napoleon Bonaparte

 

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” —George Bernard Shaw

 

“Racism is a sign of ignorance, in my opinion. It’s people who haven’t been anywhere, haven’t seen the world.” —Tyson Fury

 

“It is the ignorant and childish part of mankind that is the fighting part.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Ignorance speaks loudly, so as to be heard; but its volume proves reason to doubt every word.” —Wes Fessler

 

“Ignorance is a lot like alcohol: the more you have of it, the less you are able to see its effect on you.” —Jay M. Bylsma

 

“Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.” —Bertrand Russell

 

“To be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.” —Amos Bronson Alcott

 

“There is a determinable difference between the apparent casualness of mastery and the carelessness of ignorance.” —Charles B. Rogers

 

“I have my own theory: ignorance is bliss. The less you know, the more confident you can be in tackling things.” —Stephen Richards

 

“Ignorance deprives people of freedom because they do not know what alternatives there are. It is impossible to choose to do what one has never heard of.” —Ralph B. Perry

 

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” —Daniel J. Boorstin

 

“In the battle for survival the ignorant man has a considerable advantage.” —Unknown

 

“The pleasures of ignorance are as great, in their way, as the pleasures of knowledge.” —Aldous Huxley

 

“Most ignorance is evincible ignorance. We don’t know because we don’t want to know.” —Aldous Huxley

 

“Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.” —Joe Abercrombie

 

“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.” —Daniel J. Boorstin

 

“When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.” —Warren Buffett

 

“I would rather have my ignorance than another man’s knowledge, because I have so much of it.” —Mark Twain

 

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

 

“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” —Soren Kierkegaard

Funny Ignorance Sayings

 

“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.” —Mark Twain

 

“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” —Robert Orben

 

“In the age of information ignorance is a choice.” —Unknown

 

“Ignorance is innocence – stupidity comes with experience.” —Unknown

 

“His ignorance is encyclopedic.” —Abba Eban

 

“Stupidity is permanent ignorance can be fixed.” —Unknown

 

“Beware the man of a single book.” —Thomas Aquinas

 

“There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” —Benjamin Franklin

 

“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.” —Saul Bellow

 

“Your ignorance amuses my intellect.” —Unknown

 

“Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.” —Unknown

Top Ten Ignorance Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten ignorance sayings selected by our.

  1. “Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.” —Confucius
  2. “Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.” —Plato
  3. “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” —Martin Luther King, Jr.
  4. “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” —Walter Cronkite
  5. “Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.” —Dalai Lama
  6. “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” —George Bernard Shaw
  7. “Never forget public ignorance is the government’s best friend.” —Unknown
  8. “We do not learn for the benefit of anyone, we learn to unlearn ignorance.” —Michael Bassey Johnson
  9. “Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.” —Plato
  10. “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.” —John F. Kennedy