ignorance

A Quote by Sir William Osler on ignorance

The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.

Sir William Osler (1849 - 1919)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on fear and ignorance

Ignorance is the cause of fear. -Timendi causa est nescire

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Dr. Samuel Johnson on fate and ignorance

Must helpless man, in ignorance sedate, Roll darkling down the torrent of his fate?

Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)

Source: Vanity of Human Wishes. Line 345.

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A Quote by Saint Teresa of Avila on action, ignorance, motives, peace, people, and soul

Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

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A Quote by S. Leonard Rubinstein on confession, curiosity, and ignorance

Curiosity is a willing, a proud, an eager confession of ignorance.

S. Leonard Rubinstein

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A Quote by Robert Green Ingersoll on ignorance and slavery

There is no slavery but ignorance.

Robert Ingersoll (1833 - 1899)

Source: The Liberty of Man, Woman and Child, 1877

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A Quote by Robert C. Winthrop on dignity, education, ignorance, justice, safety, slavery, and welfare

Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed, while millions of freemen with votes in their hands are left without education. Justice to them, the welfare of the States in which they live, the safety of the whole Republic, the dignity of the elective franchise, - all alike demand that the still remaining bonds of ignorance shall be unloosed and broken, and the minds as well as the bodies of the emancipated go free.

Robert C. Winthrop (1809 - 1894)

Source: Yorktown Oration in 1881.

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A Quote by Robert Burton on ignorance, motherhood, and world

For "ignorance is the mother of devotion," as all the world knows.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Robert Browning on books, ignorance, and soul

And I have written three books on the soul, Proving absurd all written hitherto, And putting us to ignorance again.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Cleon.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on darkness, death, ignorance, knowledge, and love

For I say this is death and the sole death,- When a man's loss comes to him from his gain, Darkness from light, from knowledge ignorance, And lack of love from love made manifest.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: A Death in the Desert.

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