“ Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road. ”
Source: Philosophical Dictionary
A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded.
Our knowledge however great it is, compared to this cosmos is just a minuscule, so if you identify with that minuscule you will become a minuscule, our ignorance is boundless, we always identify with our ignorance, we always identify with what we do not know, so that we are a constant expansion
One of the truly bad effects of religion is that it teaches us that it is a virtue to be satisfied with not understanding.
You cannot admit that 'I do not know' because you have not realized the immensity of 'I do not know.' 'I do not know' is the biggest thing that can happen to you in your life
The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.