Acton on Ignorance

There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.
— Lord Acton

Letter (23 January 1861), published in Lord Acton and his Circle (1906) by Abbot Francis Aidan Gasquet, Letter 74


Image: By Alex Proimos from Sydney, Australia (Horse Blinkers) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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