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" A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books. "
John Kenneth Galbraith
" Absurdity is what I like most in life, and there's humor in struggling in ignorance. If you saw a man repeatedly running into a wall until he was a bloody pulp, after a while it would make you laugh because it becomes absurd. "
" A burning itch to know is higher than a solemn vow to pursue truth. To feel the burning itch of curiosity requires both that you be ignorant, and that you desire to relinquish your ignorance. "
" Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance. "
" Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. "
" Africa should not again face isolation or stigmatisation based on ignorance and unrepresentative imagery. "
" Against logic there is no armor like ignorance. "
Laurence J. Peter
" A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep. "
" A great idea is usually original to more than one discoverer. Great ideas come when the world needs them. Great ideas surround the world's ignorance and press for admission. "
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
" Ah! destructive Ignorance, what shall be done to chase thee out of the World! "
" Ah, to be a conservative climate change denier. While real scientists must do all the research and engage in heated debates about just how bad things are going to be, the deniers can rest easy in the bliss of willful ignorance. "
" A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance. "
" All around me insisted that my doubts proved only my own ignorance and sinfulness; that they knew by experience they would soon give place to true knowledge, and an advance in religion; and I felt something like indecision. "
" All comparisons between America's current place in the world and anything legitimately called an empire in the past reveal ignorance and confusion about any reasonable meaning of the concept empire, especially the comparison with the Roman Empire. "
" All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance. "
" All the great evils which men cause to each other because of certain intentions, desires, opinions, or religious principles, are likewise due to non-existence, because they originate in ignorance, which is absence of wisdom. "
" All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation. "
" All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. "
" A lot of my friends are gay, and certainly I have no tolerance for anyone who has any sort of ignorance or restriction on people's lives or love lives. "
" A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance. "
Gian Carlo Menotti
" America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few. "
" And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory. "
" An ignorance of Marx is as frequent among Marxists as an ignorance of Christ is among Catholics. "
" An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all. "
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
" Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. "
P. J. O'Rourke
" A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance. "
" A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty. "
Charles B. Rangel
" Arrogance, ignorance, and incompetence. Not a pretty cocktail of personality traits in the best of situations. No sirree. Not a pretty cocktail in an office-mate and not a pretty cocktail in a head of state. In fact, in a leader, it's a lethal cocktail. "
" Art hath an enemy called Ignorance. "
" As Commander of the Faithful, it is out of the question that I fight Islam. We need to fight violence and ignorance. It is true, when one strolls out, one sees women with scarves and men with beards. This has always been the case in Morocco. Morocco is built on tolerance. "
Mohammed VI of Morocco
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