Ignorance Isn’t Bliss Quotes


These quotes are for those who believe ignorance isn’t bliss. I mean honestly, how can lack of knowledge/awareness ever be a good thing?

I am a supporter of continuous education in life and find the ignorance is bliss argument to be repulsive at times. If understanding a situation 100% makes you happy and you are okay with that, more power to you. But to me, ignorance results in an artificial form of happiness.

Ignorance Isn’t Bliss Quotes

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Ignorance is not bliss, ignorance is ignorance.

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The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.

Wayne Dyer

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If ignorance is bliss, why aren’t there more happy people?

4.

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.

William G. McAdoo

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It’s innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn’t.

Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

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If ignorance is bliss, why do we seek knowledge?

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If you think education is expensive try ignorance.

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

Thomas Carlyle

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

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Ignorance is not bliss – it is oblivion.

Philip Wylie

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The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

President John F. Kennedy

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The most violent element in society is ignorance.

Emma Goldman

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Ignorance isn’t bliss it’s enslavement.

Ron Paul 2012

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Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance, is the death of knowledge.

Alfred North Whitehead

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Ignorance isn’t bliss. Bliss is knowing the full meaning of what you have been given.

David Levithan

*Which one of these quotes about ignorance not being bliss did you like best? Do you know of any other quality quotes that could compete for the top 15? Please share in the comments!

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