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No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure; but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.


Saint Patrick


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How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.


Petrarch


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All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance.


Will Rogers


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Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.


William Safire


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We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.


Carl Sagan


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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.


James Smithson


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But what sin is to the moralist and crime to the jurist so to the scientific man is ignorance.


Frederick Soddy


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Scientific men can hardly escape the charge of ignorance with regard to the precise effect of the impact of modern science upon the mode of living of the people and upon their civilisation.


Frederick Soddy


#civilisation #effect #escape #hardly #ignorance

The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.


Benjamin Franklin


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It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.


Thomas Sowell


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