65 Best Ignorance Quotes On Success In Life

These ignorance quotes will inspire you. Ignorance, lack of knowledge, or information.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging ignorance quotes, ignorance sayings, and ignorance proverbs.

Inspirational Ignorance Quotes

  1. “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. , Ignorance quotes and stupidity
  2. “The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  3. “When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don’t really have to do anything, you just let them talk.” ~ Barack Obama
  4. “All suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their happiness or satisfaction.” ~ Dalai Lama
  5. “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  6. “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  7. “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  8. “The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.” ~ Daniel J. Boorstin
  9. “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  10. “If someone can prove me wrong and show me my mistake in any thought or action, I shall gladly change. I seek the truth, which never harmed anyone: the harm is to persist in one’s own self-deception and ignorance.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  11. “When proven wrong, the wise man will correct himself and the ignorant will keep arguing.” ~ Ali ibn Abi Talib
  12. “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” ~ Confucius
  13. “Reason obeys itself, and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.” ~ Thomas Paine

  14. “Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil.” ~ Plato
  15. “The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  16. “Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.” ~ W. Clement Stone
  17. “The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” ~ Winston Churchill

  18. “You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.” ~ Harlan Ellison
  19. “The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.” ~ William Osler
  20. “Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.” ~ Plato
  21. “If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.” ~ Isaac Asimov

  22. “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” ~ Albert Einstein
  23. “The most violent element in society is ignorance.” ~ Emma Goldman
  24. “Humans see what they want to see.” ~ Rick Riordan
  25. “The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.” ~ Samuel Butler

  26. “The insolence of the vulgar is in proportion to their ignorance. They treat everything with contempt which they do not understand.” ~ William Hazlitt
  27. “I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.” ~ Edith Sitwell
  28. “Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.” ~ Francis of Assisi
  29. “The worst kind of arrogance is arrogance from ignorance.” ~ Jim Rohn

  30. “To act without clear understanding, to form habits without investigation, to follow a path all one’s life without knowing where it really leads; such is the behavior of the multitude.” ~ Mencius
  31. “I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.” ~ Gerry Spence
  32. “The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  33. “It is a blind goose that cometh to the fox’s sermon.” ~ John Lyly

  34. “On entering this world our starting point is ignorance. None, however, but idiots remain there.” ~ Horace Mann
  35. “Against logic, there is no armor like ignorance.” ~ Laurence J. Peter
  36. “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” ~ James Madison
  37. “Fear always springs from ignorance.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  38. “Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one’s awareness of one’s ignorance.” ~ Anthony de Mello
  39. “Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.” ~ Alfred North Whitehead
  40. “Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don’t know because we don’t want to know.” ~ Aldous Huxley
  41. “Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” ~ Will Durant

  42. “Ignorance is the womb of monsters.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  43. “It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.” ~ James A. Baldwin
  44. “Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.” ~ Confucius
  45. “If ignorance is bliss, why aren’t more people happy?” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  46. “I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.” ~ Galileo Galilei
  47. “Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.” ~ Dalai Lama
  48. “Better to be unborn than untaught, for ignorance is the root of all misfortune.” ~ Plato
  49. “The evil that is in the world always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.” ~ Albert Camus
  50. “One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.” ~ Rita Mae Brown

  51. “Evil is relatively rare. Ignorance is epidemic.” ~ Jon Stewart
  52. “A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  53. “Prejudice is the child of ignorance.” ~ William Hazlitt
  54. “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.” ~ Charles Darwin

  55. “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” ~ Winston Churchill
  56. “Through ignorance of what is good and what is bad, the life of men is greatly perplexed.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  57. “Nothing is worse than active ignorance.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  58. “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” ~ Mark Twain

  59. “It has become almost a clichĂ© to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics.” ~ Richard Dawkins
  60. “Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  61. “I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.” ~ Euripides
  62. “Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.” ~ Bertrand Russell

  63. “Ignorance is always afraid of change.” ~ Jawaharlal Nehru
  64. “Ignorance lies not in the things you don’t know, but in the things you know that ain’t so.” ~ Will Rogers
  65. “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.” ~ John F. Kennedy

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