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Men blaspheme what they do not know.

    Author: Blaise Pascal

The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.

    Author: Henry Ward Beecher

As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws.

    Author: David Brainerd

Indeed, I disagree very much with those who are unwilling that Holy Scripture, translated into the vulgar tongue, be read by the uneducated, as if Christ taught such intricate doctrines that they could scarcely be understood by very few theologians, or as if the strength of the Christian religion consisted in men's ignorance of it.

    Author: Desiderius Erasmus

If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.

    Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it.

    Author: Edmund Burke

Impartiality is a pompous name for indifference, which is an elegant name for ignorance.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it.

    Author: George Macdonald

The ignorant hath an eagle's wings and an owl's eyes.

    Author: George Herbert

Many people know so little about what is beyond their short range of experience. They look within themselves - and find nothing! Therefore they conclude that there is nothing outside themselves either.

    Author: Helen Keller

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