STUPIDITY QUOTES

quotations about stupidity

Stupidity quote

Stupidity is not a crime. You're free to go.

ANONYMOUS

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Evil isn't the real threat to the world. Stupid is just as destructive as Evil, maybe more so, and it's a hell of a lot more common. What we really need is a crusade against Stupid. That might actually make a difference.

JIM BUTCHER, Vignette

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A stupid man's report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.

BERTRAND RUSSELL, A History of Western Philosophy

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Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.

BERTRAND RUSSELL, A History of Western Philosophy

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If you're gonna be stupid you gotta be tough.

JOHN GRISHAM, The Testament

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Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

ALBERT EINSTEIN, attributed, Bite-Size Einstein: Quotations on Just About Everything

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The downside of playing dumb is that you sound dumb.

RACHEL MADDOW, The Rachel Maddow Show, April 27, 2009

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Life is hard, but it's harder if you're stupid.

MICHAEL CRICHTON, Next

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Stupidity is a factor to be reckoned with in human affairs. The true leader always expects to encounter it, and prepares to endure it patiently so long as it is normal stupidity. He knows that his ideas will be distorted, his orders carelessly executed; and that there will be jealousy among his assistants. He takes these inevitable phenomena into account, and instead of attempting to find men without faults, who are non-existent, he tries to make use of the best men at his disposal -- as they are, and not as they ought to be.

ANDRÉ MAUROIS, An Art of Living

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Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.

ANONYMOUS

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The two most common elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.

HARLAN ELLISON, Edgeworks

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On the Internet you can be anything you want. It's strange that so many people choose to be stupid.

ANONYMOUS

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A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

WILLIAM BLAKE, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

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Buffoons, buffoons! One can play any tune on them!

LUIGI PIRANDELLO, Henry IV

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Stupid was a prison they never let you out of, no time off for good behavior, you were in for life.

STEPHEN KING, (as Richard Bachman), Blaze

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Smart people don't have the luxury of playing stupid.

DAN BROWN, Deception Point

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Stupidity makes you dangerous--to yourself and everyone around you.

JENNIFER LEE CARRELL, Interred With Their Bones

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A stupid man--the most dangerous animal of all.

ARIANA FRANKLIN, The Serpent's Tale

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A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need advice.

BILL COSBY, attributed, The Gods Are Angry

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Who's the more foolish: the fool, or the fool who follows him?

OBI-WAN KENOBI, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

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