If one remains merely as consciousness [that is, as ‘I am’] ignorance will not exist. Hence, ignorance is false; Self-consciousness alone is real. When correctly known, it is ignorance to say that there is ignorance. Verily, pure consciousness is our nature. Thus should you know.
Dṛg Dṛśya Viveka
Discrimination between Seer and Seen, by Vidyāraṇya (not 100% confirmed)