ignorance

A Quote by Daniel J. Boorstin on discovery, ignorance, illusions, knowledge, and obstacles

The great obstacle to discovery is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel J. Boorstin (1914 -)

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A Quote by Dalai Lama on ignorance, peace, and possibility

Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.

Dalai Lama

Source: Tibetan Lamaism. Regarded as vice-regent of the Buddha & the reincarnation of the previous Lama.

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A Quote by Confucius on ignorance and knowledge

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on ignorance and knowledge

Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on confession, ignorance, and knowledge

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on ignorance and mind

Ignorance is the night of the mind, a night without moon or star.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Claude Frédéric Bastiat on certainty, determination, ignorance, men, principles, and resignation

We cannot but be astonished at the ease with which men resign themselves to ignorance about what is most important for them to know; and we may be certain that they are determined to remain invincibly ignorant if they once come to consider it as axiomatic that there are no absolute principles.

Claude Bastiat (1801 - 1850)

Source: The Law, 1850

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A Quote by Christine Comaford on fear and ignorance

Since fear is mostly about ignorance, the best part is that it's as temporary as you choose.

Christine Comaford

Source: 1996, in PC Week

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on children, day, facts, hope, ignorance, laws, morality, religion, and science

I hope that my children, at least, if not I myself, will see the day when ignorance of the primary laws and facts of science will be looked upon as a defect only second to ignorance of the primary laws of religion and morality.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

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A Quote by Charles Franklin Kettering on certainty, ignorance, and intelligence

A man must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.

Charles Kettering (1876 - 1958)

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