Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.
Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.
I learn by going where I have to go.
Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little. The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
We couldn't possibly know where it would lead, but we knew it had to be done.
Against stupidity the very gods Themselves contend in vain.
Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house.
If I cannot brag of knowing something, then I brag of not knowing it, at any rate, brag.
Nothing sways the stupid more than arguments they can't understand.
The empty vessel giveth a greater sound than the full barrel.
There is more stupidity around than hydrogen and it has longer shelf life.
To be ignorant of one's ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.
The trouble ain't that people are ignorant: it's that they know so much that ain't so.