He who shuts out truth, by the same act opens the door to all the error that supplies its place. Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge.

Horace Mann (1796-1859) American educator
Speech, US House of Representatives (23 Feb 1849)
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