Does knowledge lead to suffering?

"Whoever increases his knowledge merely increases his heartache" "He who learns must suffer" and "Ignorance is bliss" are all quotes that in varying degrees say the same thing, knowledge leads to suffering. I've been thinking about these quotes since yesterday.. How correct are... show more "Whoever increases his knowledge merely increases his heartache"
"He who learns must suffer"
and
"Ignorance is bliss"
are all quotes that in varying degrees say the same thing, knowledge leads to suffering.

I've been thinking about these quotes since yesterday.. How correct are these statements? I would say that they in some ways they are true, however if we don't experience pain and suffering then pleasure and joy are surely meaningless, and while knowledge might lead to pain, surely we should welcome all knowledge? I'm just rambling, but I'm interested to know others thoughts.
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