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Every true genius is bound to be naive.

Everyone is ignorant, only in different subjects.

Great things are accomplished by those who do not feel the impotence of man. This ... is a precious gift.

Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.

He that does not know those things which are of use and necessity for him to know, is but an ignorant man, whatever he may know besides.

He that is not aware of his ignorance will be only misled by his knowledge.

Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house.

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.

I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know.

I don't know what humor is.

I know it was wonderful, but I don't know how I did it.

I learn by going where I have to go.

If I cannot brag of knowing something, then I brag of not knowing it, at any rate, brag.

If ignorance is indeed bliss, it is a very low grade of the article.

If thou art wise thou knowest thine own ignorance; and thou art ignorant if thou knowest not thyself.

Ignoramus: a person unacquainted with certain kinds of knowledge familiar to yourself, and having certain other kinds that you know nothing about.

Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.

Ignorance gives a sort of eternity to prejudice, and perpetuity to error.

Ignorance is a mere privation, by which nothing can be produced; it is a vacuity in which the soul sits motionless and torpid for want of attraction.

Ignorance is a prolonged infancy, only deprived of its charm.


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