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A great idea is usually original to more than one discoverer. Great ideas come when the world needs them. Great ideas surround the world's ignorance and press for admission.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
What I love about the East End is that there's a great perseverance, determination and courage. What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes a celebration of ignorance.
To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science.
There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
Ah! destructive Ignorance, what shall be done to chase thee out of the World!
The truth is that our race survived ignorance; it is our scientific genius that will do us in.
The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.
Chance is a name for our ignorance.
I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it.
There is no sinfulness in the will and affections without some error in the understanding. All lusts which a natural man lives in, are lusts of ignorance.
The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. Only reverance can restrain violence - reverance for human life and the environment.
William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
The Age of Information, Has turned out to be the Age of Ignorance.
Mark Crispin Miller
We keep, in science, getting a more and more sophisticated view of our essential ignorance.
Oh, the ignorance of us upon whom Providence did not sufficiently smile to permit us to be born in New England.
To remove ignorance is an important branch of benevolence.
As Commander of the Faithful, it is out of the question that I fight Islam. We need to fight violence and ignorance. It is true, when one strolls out, one sees women with scarves and men with beards. This has always been the case in Morocco. Morocco is built on tolerance.
Mohammed VI of Morocco
We are born knowing nothing and with much striving we learn but a little; yet all the while we are bound by laws that hearken to no plea of ignorance, and measure out their rewards and punishments with calm indifference.
Paul Elmer More
It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness, the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him, and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him, no error without evil.
It is hardly fair to accuse us of ignorance when it was made a crime under the former order of things to learn enough about letters to even read the Word of God.
George H. White
Statistics: the mathematical theory of ignorance.
If ignorance paid dividends, most Americans could make a fortune out of what they don't know about economics.
Luther H. Hodges
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