Quotes About Ignorance and Stupidity

No human folly can suppress the conceit of ignorance.
Charles Victor Roman

The realization of ignorance is the first act of knowing.
Jean Toomer

Violence is a tool of the ignorant.
Flip Wilson

Fear always springs from ignorance.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I would rather have my ignorance than another man’s knowledge, because I have so much of it.
Mark Twain

Far more crucial than what we know or do not know is what we do not want to know.
Eric Hoffer

From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise.
Matthew Prior

Ignorance is the womb of monsters.
Henry Ward Beecher

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

Ignorance is not bliss—it is oblivion.
Philip Wylie

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

He was born stupid and greatly improved his birthright.
Samuel Butler

Stubborn and ardent clinging to one’s opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
Oscar Wilde

Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition, and incompetence.
Elbert Hubbard



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