Quotes of ignorant

  1. I do not have a brain that I long for in dealing with matters of which I am ignorant that don't come within my ken and a rationale, a reason, and argument and so on, and I can't do that and I'm not in that bracket at all. – Richard Attenborough
  2. American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society. – Thomas Babington
  3. We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the surface, having no notion of the beautiful structures of which they were once a part. – Allan Bloom
  4. It seems to me that we are profoundly ignorant of ourselves. – Edward Bond
  5. To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  6. I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too. – Euripides
  7. I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him. – Galileo Galilei
  8. The pain comes from knowing that we have never been safe, and therefore will never be safe again. It comes from knowing we can never be so ignorant again. It comes from knowing we can never be children again. Losing innocence. Remembering heaven. That was the essence of hell. – John Jakes
  9. The ignorant man always adores what he cannot understand. – Cesare Lombroso
  10. While some of us may know than others about certain things, it is the thinnest slice of all that is, or could be known. In that sense, we are all profoundly ignorant – Charles Osgood
  11. The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant – Plato
  12. Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant – John Simon
  13. Every one who has a heart, however ignorant of architecture he may be, feels the transcendent beauty and poetry of the mediaeval churches. – Goldwin Smith
  14. It is only the ignorant who despise education. – Publilius Syrus
  15. He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked. – Voltaire

Usage examples for ignorant

  1. The truth of this no man of our time is ignorant of. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. But the first love- the only love worth having; and yet, of all loves the most ignorant the insanest. – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. Where is the great wonder, then, if they are ignorant – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  4. Hugh, I was only a dreaming, innocent, ignorant child when I first met you. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  5. How silly, ignorant funny! – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole
  6. Books are meant for the learned and not for the ignorant – Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades by Florence Holbrook
  7. Can you still suppose me ignorant of your true character and your history for years past? – Elsie's Womanhood by Martha Finley
  8. " Now, to know the designs of a rival, when he is ignorant of those that we have conceived, is one of the essential factors of success. – Common Sense Subtitle: How To Exercise It by Yoritomo-Tashi
  9. I am ignorant Daisy. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  10. The gentleman was ignorant of the attention he attracted, and did not stir. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  11. " Ignorant as I am! – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  12. I did not know you perfectly when we parted: I was too young, too ignorant of the world, too ignorant of many women. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  13. Mrs. Meredith would think her ignorant therefore she would think her common. – The Mettle of the Pasture by James Lane Allen
  14. Oh, why did I not fall into it with the ignorant dogs!" – Melomaniacs by James Huneker
  15. Your friend Nighthawk is called away; he is even ignorant of our presence here. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  16. It is because she is ignorant or because she is silly. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton
  17. If a man can do certain things better than his neighbours, he can hardly help knowing it, and Christian humility does not require him to be ignorant of it. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  18. She felt herself for a moment- and for the first time- young and ignorant and that Winnington was ready to be in the true and not merely in the legal sense, her " guardian," if she would only let him. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. It is perhaps we who are ignorant – The Singing Mouse Stories by Emerson Hough
  20. Why eyther were you ignorant to see't? – Coriolanus by Shakespeare, William

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