„The little I know, I owe to my ignorance.“

Book of Humorous Quotations, ed. Connie Robertson (1998), page 83

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„I know that mystery in the works of God is only another name for my ignorance. The moment, therefore, that I become humble, all becomes right.“

—  Richard Cecil (clergyman) British Evangelical Anglican priest and social reformer 1748 - 1810

Fuente: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 31.
Contexto: I cannot look around me without being struck with the analogy observable in the works of God. I find the Bible written in the style of His other books of Creation and Providence. The pen seems in the same hand. I see it, indeed, write at times mysteriously in each of these books; thus I know that mystery in the works of God is only another name for my ignorance. The moment, therefore, that I become humble, all becomes right.

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„I fear my ignorance.“

—  Isaac Asimov, libro Los propios dioses

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„I stamp my feet and claim ignorance like a child, because its the color of my skin that says I'm supposed to know. I become the "one who refuses to see the self."“

—  Margaret Cho American stand-up comedian 1968

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„Every man who has thought, knows not only how little he knows, but how little every other human being knows, and how ignorant, after all, the world must be.“

—  Robert G. Ingersoll Union United States Army officer 1833 - 1899

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„To be accused of ignoring my roots is pig ignorant. Collins's racist comment has focused my mind on the fight and I will beat him.“

—  Chris Eubank British former professional boxer 1966

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„For it is owing to their wonder that men both now begin and at first began to philosophize; they wondered originally at the obvious difficulties, then advanced little by little and stated difficulties about the greater matters, e.g. about the phenomena of the moon and those of the sun and of the stars, and about the genesis of the universe. And a man who is puzzled and wonders thinks himself ignorant (whence even the lover of myth is in a sense a lover of Wisdom, for the myth is composed of wonders); therefore since they philosophized order to escape from ignorance, evidently they were pursuing science in order to know, and not for any utilitarian end.“

—  Aristotle, libro Metafísica

Metaphysics by Aristotle – Book 1, ClassicalWisdom.com
The second sentence is in Metaphysics A 2, 928<sup>b</sup> 17&ndash;20, Aristotle: Metaphysics Beta: Symposium Aristotelicum, Michel Crubellier & Andre´ Laks, eds. (Oxford University Press, 2009), p. 4.
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Variante: [And] one who experiences a difficulty and who feels wonder thinks that he does not understand..., so that, if it is to escape ignorance that they have practised philosophy, then it is clearly for the sake of knowing, and not for any practical purpose, that they have pursued understanding.

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