I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
Until you understand a writer’s ignorance, presume yourself ignorant of his understanding.
The ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors, and a further proof of the dictum that those who are ignorant of the past are condemned to repeat it.
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.
We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the surface, having no notion of the beautiful structures of which they were once a part.
Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
Every one who has a heart, however ignorant of architecture he may be, feels the transcendent beauty and poetry of the mediaeval churches.
To keep a person ignorant is to place them in a cage.
To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death; what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal.