Ignorance is bliss. Denial is the reaction to a painful truth.
Thus identified with astronomy, in proclaiming truths supposed to be hostile to Scripture, Geology has been denounced as the enemy of religion. The twin sisters of terrestrial and celestial physics have thus been joint-heirs of...
I expect what you’re not aware of would fill several books, Dursely.
I keep a human brain in my pocket, because you never know when you’ll never know.
He was one of the numerous and varied legion of dullards, of half-animated abortions, conceited, half-educated coxcombs, who attach themselves to the idea most in fashion only to vulgarize it and who caricature every cause...
Big mouths and small brains make the strangest noises.
The shortest route to courage is absolute ignorance.
It is what we think we know that keeps us from learning.
Knowledge is a dangerous thing. But ignorance is no protection.
Les formes paraissaient étranges parce qu’elles étaient inconnues.