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"Chance is a name for our ignorance" Leslie Stephen
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"The only solid piece of scientific truth about which I feel totally confident is that we are profoundly ignorant about nature... It is this sudden confrontation with the depth and scope of ignorance that represents the most significant contribution of twentieth-century science to the human intellect." Lewis Thomas
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"To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance." Jeremy Taylor
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"If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people." Graffiti Graffiti
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"Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance." Hippocrates
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"There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the later ignorance" Hippocrates
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"It was just done out of ignorance." Jim Rice
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"In the battle for survival the ignorant man has a considerable advantage." Author Unknown
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 Confucius

"Ignorance is the night of the mind, a night without moon or star" Confucius
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Thomas Carlyle

"A judicious man uses statistics, not to get knowledge, but to save himself from having ignorance foisted upon him" Thomas Carlyle
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Saul Bellow

"A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep." Saul Bellow
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"The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred." George Bancroft
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George Eliot

"Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down" George Eliot
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"Better to ask a question than to remain ignorant." Proverb Proverbs
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"We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure." William Channing
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Joseph Addison

"Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind." Joseph Addison
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Robert Browning

"Ignorance is not innocence but sin" Robert Browning
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce

"POSITIVISM, n. A philosophy that denies our knowledge of the Real and affirms our ignorance of the Apparent. Its longest exponent is Comte, its broadest Mill and its thickest Spencer." Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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Robert Ingersoll

"The notion that faith in Christ is to be rewarded by an eternity of bliss, while a dependence upon reason, observation, and experience merits everlasting pain, is too absurd for refutation, and can be relieved only by that unhappy mixture of insanity and ignorance called 'faith.'" Robert Ingersoll
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Robert Ingersoll

"There is no slavery but ignorance." Robert Ingersoll
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"Ignorance per se is not nearly as dangerous as ignorance of ignorance." Sydney Harris
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