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Sixty years ago I knew everything now I know nothing education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance
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"Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance"

- Will Durant

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This quote by Will Durant highlights the idea that the more we discover as well as grow, the more we recognize how much we do not know. When he was more youthful, Durant really felt that he knew everything, yet as he aged as well as found out more, he came to understand that there is always more to learn as well as find about the world.

The expression "progressive discovery of our very own ignorance" describes the concept that education and learning is not nearly acquiring knowledge, but likewise about identifying the limitations of one's very own understanding. In other words, the a lot more we learn, the a lot more we familiarize our own ignorance and the spaces in our understanding.

On the whole, Durant's quote emphasizes the value of humbleness and visibility to finding out throughout one's life, as there is always more to discover and also understand concerning ourselves and also the globe around us.

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Will Durant This quote is written / told by Will Durant between November 5, 1885 and November 7, 1981. He was a famous Historian from USA. The author also have 34 other quotes.

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