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Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.


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No one knows 'men' as such any more than anyone knows 'women ' and if they do generalise they're probably trying to hide their own ignorance. You might know one 'man ' yes or even lots of individual 'men'.

Purity engenders Wisdom Passion avarice and Ignorance folly infatuation and darkness.

Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom they will discover your ignorance.

True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often and changeth his mind the fool is obstinate and doubteth not he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.

Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom.

I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.

In order to have wisdom we must have ignorance.

Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.

If I don't have wisdom I can teach you only ignorance.

No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.

I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth.

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

Truth will always be truth regardless of lack of understanding disbelief or ignorance.

The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it ignorance may deride it but in the end there it is.

Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them.

My top most priority is to deal with India's massive social and economic problems so that chronic poverty ignorance and disease can be conquered in a reasonably short period of time.

All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.

One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.

The huge problem in our society is the enormous ignorance of the ideas that underlie modern art.

The most violent element in society is ignorance.

Where justice is denied where poverty is enforced where ignorance prevails and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress rob and degrade them neither persons nor property will be safe.

Oh the ignorance of us upon whom Providence did not sufficiently smile to permit us to be born in New England.

We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.

It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile.