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Seneca The Younger
It is rash to condemn where you are ignorant.
Ronald Reagan is the most ignorant president since Warren Harding.
Today's zealots are mostly those pretending to be anti-religious.
Everyone has the right to their opinions on a matter but make sure to do your research and know the facts before your opinion crown you an ignorant fool. Keep this in mind, do not be lazy with your research and have conversations with opposite minds from your opinions of the matter.
I like to think I don't make music for ignorant people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is the ignorant and childish part of mankind that is the fighting part. Idle and vacant minds want excitement
An ignorant man who is regarded as knowledgeable by people who are more ignorant than him is still ignorant.
What we know here is very little, but what we are ignorant of is immense.
Therefore I say: know the enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles you will never be in peril. When you are ignorant of the enemy but know yourself, your chances of winning or losing are equal. If ignorant both of your enemy and of yourself, you are certain in every battle to be in peril.
Knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange of ignorance for that Which is another kind of ignorance.
It seems we're not only uninformed about our present, we're ignorant of our past.
The more dependent you are, the more ignorant you must be, and that's how they want you.
By realizing that we are ignorant of the most important things, we realize at the same time that the most important thing for us, or the one thing needful, is quest for knowledge of the most important things or quest for wisdom.
A few drops of science will often disinfect an entire barrel full of ignorance and prejudice.
James F. Cooper
The Americans... are almost ignorant of the art of music, one of the most elevating, innocent and refining of human tastes, whose influence on the habits and morals of a people is of the most beneficial tendency.
The Great Spirit will not make me suffer because I am ignorant. He will put me in a place where I shall be better off than in this world.
Knowledge has no enemy except an ignorant man.
Ah! realize your youth while you have it. Don’t squander the gold of your days, listening to the tedious, trying to improve the hopeless failure, or giving away your life to the ignorant, the common, and the vulgar. These are the sickly aims, the false ideals, of our age. Live! Live the wonderful life that is in you! Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations. Be afraid of nothing.
Picture a place called the Karma Kafe and it'll save me the bother of describing it. There was nothing in it you wouldn't expect, from the Buddha flowerpots to the wallpaper decorated with symbols that probably said, "If you bought this just because it looked pretty, may Buddha piss in your coffee, you culturally ignorant moron.
Intellect without implementation is ignorance, not intelligence. By definition: intellect is understanding objectively, implementation of intellect is intelligence, knowledge is a branch of intelligence (intellect plus implementation) and ignorance is lack of knowledge which is a branch of intellect (understanding but not implementing). Further, this is why we call academics “intellectual” and knowledge workers “practitioners.” One could be both of course. From a scriptural perspective, “If any man will do his will, he shall know” (John 7:17). Vast difference between learning and knowing. The gap is in the doing (implementation vs ignorant to the doing).
William Carlos Williams
Man has survived hitherto because he was too ignorant to know how to realise his wishes- Now that he can realise them, he must either change them or perish
It is necessary that we stop, once for all, this ignorant meddling with other people's business. Each individual must be left free to follow his own path.
The mind of an enlightened human being is flexible and adaptable. The mind of the ignorant person is conditioned and fixed.
You are poor if you are ignorant, fortunate if you are knowledgeable, privileged if you are intelligent, rich if you are wise, and wealthy if you are enlightened.
Convenient ignorance is a common problem in the modern workplace.
To be ignorant is to waste the talents you were born with. To be ignorant is to confine your life to a path no different than the generations before you
Be proud that thou art an Indian, and proudly proclaim, "I am an Indian, every Indian is my brother." Say, "The ignorant Indian, the poor and destitute Indian, the Brahmin Indian, the Pariah Indian, is my brother.
Men ignorant of letters, studious for their bellies, and ignominiously lazy.
I was a very naive young man, and I may still be ignorant about a lot of things.
I'm quite ignorant about fashion and I'm colourblind, so it's all a tad tricky. My only knowledge of that world comes through Christopher Bailey, whom I first met in 2008 when I did a campaign for Burberry that featured musicians, artists, actors and sportsmen.
Charles Caleb Colton
True goodness is not without that germ of greatness that can bear with patience the mistakes of the ignorant.
He that fancies himself very enlightened, because he sees the deficiencies of others, may be very ignorant, because he has not studied his own.
Friendship with ignorance is enmity with enlightenment.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
For the ignorant, even the most stupid things can be accepted as the most perfect! They can easily declare a blockheaded as a genius! Their opinions must always be considered as invalid and must be ignored!
No one is ignorant that there are two avenues by which opinions are received into the soul, which are its two principal powers: the understanding and the will.
The ignorant soul bride wanders in delusion, in the love of duality, she sits like a widow. She sits like a widow, in the love of duality, infatuated with Maya, she suffers in pain. She grows old, and her body withers away.
Jorge Luis Borges
We have a very precise image - an image at times shameless - of what we have lost, but we are ignorant of what may follow or replace it.
So as grave and learned men may doubt, without any imputation to them; for the most learned doubteth most, and the more ignorant for the most part are the more bold and peremptory.
If there be a mind that, not perceiving in the narratives we have compared the fingermarks of tradition, and hence the legendary character of these evangelical anecdotes, still leans to the historical interpretation, whether natural or supernatural; that mind must be alike ignorant of the true character both of legend and of history, of the natural and the supernatural.
To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge.
M. F. K. Fisher
In America we eat, collectively, with a glum urge for food to fill us. We are ignorant of flavour. We are as a nation taste-blind.
Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
The mockery towards the ignorant reflects ignorance.
Rousseau had it backwards. We are NOT born free. We are born in the chains of the random and the reflexive, and are ignorant and unreasonable by simple nature. We must learn to be free, to organize the random and detect the reflexive, to acquire the knowledge of particulars and the powers of reason. The examined life is impossible if we cannot examine, order, classify, define, distinguish, always in minute particulars.
I actually struggled through teaching myself to cook because I'm completely ignorant in the kitchen. So I did really macho things like trying to make my own curry. Really hardcore stuff.
The silence of the intelligent is better than the speech of the ignorant.
In this world, it is a great Self-effort to deliberately remain ignorant despite knowing, right? I deliberately remain ignorant in spite of having the Knowledge.
It sometimes requires ignorance and arrogance to know something for sure.
Walter E. Williams
In keeping Americans ill-educated, ill-informed and constitutionally ignorant, the education establishment has been the politician's major and most faithful partner. It is in this sense that American education can be deemed a success.
The most ignorant and wasted youthful generation is the very one that the older generation uses to create social conflicts to their own youthful detriment!
The wave is ignorant of the true nature of the sea: how can the temporal comprehend the eternal?