Quotations On Ignorance and Its Danger




“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”

                                                     Martin Luther King, Jr.




“Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.”

                                                                     Thomas Paine



“There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

                                                   Johann Wolfgang von Geothe


“We must, especially now, be aware of the threat of tyranny and authoritarianism that is riding on the wave of ignorance, bigotry, and fear.”

                                                                    Charles F. French

39 thoughts on “Quotations On Ignorance and Its Danger

  1. Loving your quote, Charles, and your image. At least the energies, of which you have written, are visible to the majority. Many times, throughout history, they have been ‘invisible. What is interesting is: What shall man do with this knowledge?

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  2. selizabryangmailcom

    The scary part being Paine, for example. How long ago did he come up with that? Quite a while. Have we changed since then? It was true then. It’s true now. I guess it’s a pattern. Things go along. Entropy is inevitable. Then the struggle to get back to wherever we were that was better…

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