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Ignorance is not bliss -- ignorance is ignorance.

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Never forget public ignorance is the government's best friend.

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Naivete in grownups is often charming; but when coupled with vanity it is indistinguishable from stupidity.

Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) American philosopher and author.

There is no darkness, but ignorance.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.

Arabian proverb

If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people jumping up and down for joy.

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The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.

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Ignorance is like a delicate fruit; touch it, and the bloom is gone.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.

There are many who talk on from ignorance rather than from knowledge, and who find the former an inexhaustible fund of conversation.

William Hazlitt (1778-1830) British essayist.

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