Ignorance

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

— Molly Ivans

Wisdom Quotes

Stupidity

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mind is like the wood or stone from which… – Bodhidharma

Mind is like the wood or stone from which a person carves an image. If he carves a dragon or a tiger, and seeing it fears it, he is like a stupid person creating a picture of hell and then afraid to face it. If he does not fear it, then his unnecessary thoughts will vanish. Part of the mind produces sight, sound, taste, odor and sensibility, and from them raises greed, anger and ignorance with all their accompanying likes and dislikes.

-Bodhidharma

Yoga Vasistha

The characteristic of the ignorant person is that he or she strives to be other than what he or she is…. To the enlightened one, there is none who are ignorant.

Yoga Vasistha