"Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science."
"War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength."
"A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere."
"All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation."
"Oh, the ignorance of us upon whom Providence did not sufficiently smile to permit us to be born in New England."
"It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object beware of this stumbling block."
"There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are no longer young. The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the middle aged are still alive."
"Is there anything science should not try to explain? Science is knowledge and knowledge is power - power to do good or evil. Sometimes ignorance is bliss."
"On our plane knowledge and ignorance are the immemorial adversaries."
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."