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Some of my best friends are illusions. Been sustaining me for years.

Sometimes it proves the highest understanding not to understand.

Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.

The empty vessel giveth a greater sound than the full barrel.

The good Lord set definite limits on man's wisdom, but set no limits on his stupidity - and that's just not fair.

The good thing about being young is that you are not experienced enough to know you cannot possibly do the things you are doing.

The greatest wisdom often consists in ignorance.

The highest reach of human science is the scientific recognition of human ignorance.

The ignorance that knows itself, and judges and condemns itself, is not an absolute ignorance; which to be, it must be ignorant of itself.

The ignorant hath an eagle's wings and an owl's eyes.

The little I know, I owe to my ignorance.

The older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain without bursting one's clothes.

The trouble with most folks isn't so much their ignorance. It's know'n so many things that ain't so.

The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do.

The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility.

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible-and achieve it, generation after generation.

There are times when ignorance is bliss, indeed.

There is more stupidity around than hydrogen and it has longer shelf life.

There is no slight danger from general ignorance; and the only choice which Providence has graciously left to a vicious government is either to fall by the people, if they are suffered to become enlightened, or with them, if they are kept enslaved and ignorant.

There may be some so very Ignorant, that they know not how to Pray.


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