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" A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one. "
" A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool. "
" A lot of improvisers mistakenly assume stand-up is awful, because there are a lot of stand-ups in the world that did not appeal to me. It was so easy to make a blanket statement when I was improvising only: 'Stand-up's terrible.' It's so ignorant and stupid to do that. But it's easy to do that. So that's where I came from. "
" Americans, in general, are ignorant, bigoted, and deeply unhappy with their declining incomes. "
" A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier. "
H. L. Mencken
" An ignorant person is one who doesn't know what you have just found out. "
" Anti-Semitism is a rotten thing. It's an ignorant, stupid, horrible thing. As is anti-Muslim feeling. They have to be together. "
" As well might it be said that, because we are ignorant of the laws by which metals are produced and trees developed, we cannot know anything of the origin of steamships and railways. "
Alfred Russel Wallace
" Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant. "
" Before the war there were many who were more or less ignorant of the international labor movement but who nevertheless turned to it for salvation when the threat of war arose. They hoped that the workers would never permit a war. "
" Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. "
" Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths. "
" But I now entered on my fifteenth year - a sad epoch in the life of a slave girl. My master began to whisper foul words in my ear. Young as I was, I could not remain ignorant of their import. "
Harriet Ann Jacobs
" Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago. "
" Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant. "
" Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. "
" For all of you out there who don't know what 'ignoramus' is, it's an ignorant lawyer. "
" Further, there are things of which the mind understands one part, but remains ignorant of the other; and when man is able to comprehend certain things, it does not follow that he must be able to comprehend everything. "
" George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie. "
" God is not external to anyone, but is present with all things, though they are ignorant that he is so. "
" Governor, why wouldn't anyone want to say the Pledge of Allegiance, unless they detested their own country or were ignorant of its greatness? "
" Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything. "
" He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked. "
" Honestly, I am so ignorant of how dance works that I can't even imagine a story that you would want to tell through movement. "
" I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of. "
" I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" 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. "
" I came into my teens unaware that most Americans, blacks as well as whites, were ignorant of the main facts of Negro history. And so it was the facts of other histories that I found most intriguing. I fell into a U.S. history major by chance late in my second year at Fisk University. "
David Levering Lewis
" I could do one show after another in China for the rest of my life and still die ignorant. There's a lot of places left to go. "
" I didn't know anything about movies or movie stars or the Academy or anything. I was just a blank sheet of paper. I was totally ignorant of all that stuff. I never went to the movies, didn't know anything about the movies. "
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