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Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

The opposite of love is not hate, the opposite of love is ignorance.
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.
When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about.
Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.
I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know.
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
There is no darkness, but ignorance.
Better to ask a question than to remain ignorant.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge.
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
He was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages; so ignorant that he bought a cow to ride on.
The sage awakes to light in the night of all creatures. That which the world calls day is the night of ignorance to the wise.
Ignorance is like a delicate fruit; touch it, and the bloom is gone.
Never forget public ignorance is the government's best friend.
Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.
A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.
It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.
I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure -- that is all that agnosticism means.
I would rather have my ignorance than another man's knowledge, because I have so much of it.
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.
Everybody is ignorant -- only on different subjects.
Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong.
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
Most ignorance is evincible ignorance. We don't know because we don't want to know.
Unintelligent people always look for a scapegoat.
O, but man, proud man! Drest in a little brief authority; Most ingorant of what he's most assur'd, His glassy essence,-like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven, As make the angels weep;
If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people jumping up and down for joy.
Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
What you don't know can't hurt you .
Naivete in grownups is often charming; but when coupled with vanity it is indistinguishable from stupidity.
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
The reason there's so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it.