Stupidity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Stupidity

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The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring.
~By Manfred von Richthofen ~


Every creative act is a sudden cessation of stupidity.
~By Edwin Land ~


Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.
~By Erwin Rommel ~


You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public.
~By Scott Adams ~


The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Stupidity is something unshakable; nothing attacks it without breaking itself against it; it is of the nature of granite, hard and resistant.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness that mankind moves so slowly; it is because individuals have a capacity for better things that it moves at all.
~By George Gissing ~


To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity. the unique and the absurd, the wise and the fragments of stupidity.
~By Vartan Gregorian ~


If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


What Democrats call 'nuanced,' most people refer to as 'stupidity.'
~By Evan Sayet ~


True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.
~By Bo Bennett ~


I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


An inability to handle language is not the same thing as stupidity.
~By David Hare ~


I've been on the other side of the table many times, trying to get people to be sympathetic to projects, and I've been the victim of that kind of intense kindness masking extreme stupidity.
~By Tilda Swinton ~


I can have incredible self-discipline. But see, I think it's obviously a form of stupidity.
~By John Malkovich ~


Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.
~By Ayn Rand ~


We are bound to lose Ireland in consequence of years of cruelty, stupidity and misgovernment and I would rather lose her as a friend than as a foe.
~By William E. Gladstone ~


Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?
~By Will Rogers ~


We never really know what stupidity is until we have experimented on ourselves.
~By Paul Gauguin ~


Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


The greatest danger of bombs is in the explosion of stupidity that they provoke.
~By Octave Mirbeau ~


Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Earnestness is stupidity sent to college.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match.
~By Karl Kraus ~


The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.
~By Harlan Ellison ~


Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity, brutish callousness, wanton destruction, and irresponsible murder.
~By Alexander Berkman ~


My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


The music industry's actions at the time of 9/11 and since have been actions driven by patriotism in most instances, and greed and stupidity to a lesser degree. Sounds like real life doesn't it?
~By Ronnie James Dio ~


There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.
~By Robertson Davies ~


There is no sin except stupidity.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


Stupidity talks, vanity acts.
~By Victor Hugo ~


No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.
~By Jacques Yves Cousteau ~


If pessimism is despair, optimism is cowardice and stupidity. Is there any need to choose between them?
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


I get amazed, I can't look at it but about 10 seconds, at these politicians dancing around this, dancing around this, I'm trying to find a correct name for it, this utter absolute, asinine, idiotic stupidity of men marrying men.
~By Jimmy Swaggart ~


Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


There are some frauds so well conducted that it would be stupidity not to be deceived by them.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
~By Stephen Vizinczey ~


Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.
~By Sammy Davis, Jr. ~


Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance.
~By William Gaddis ~


In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork.
~By Edward Abbey ~


The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.
~By John Steinbeck ~


In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity.
~By Konrad Adenauer ~


Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


Stupidity fuses notoriety and celebrity.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood - we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we.
~By Jean Rostand ~


You even called me stupid in your verse, and I'm almost agreeing, for where stupidity is involved, you are quite an expert, friend.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind.
~By Johann G. Seume ~


I don't get high, but sometimes I wish I did. That way, when I messed up in life I would have an excuse. But right now there's no rehab for stupidity.
~By Chris Rock ~


Stupidity always accompanies evil. Or evil, stupidity.
~By Louise Bogan ~


Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Whoever looks at America will see: the ship is powered by stupidity, corruption, or prejudice.
~By Johann Most ~


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


You know, I eat, I ate pretty well anyway so, I'm basically living the same, I just curtailed the stupidity.
~By John Newcombe ~


I stood up as best I could to their disgusting stupidity and brutality, but I did not, of course, manage to beat them at their own game. It was a fight to the bitter end, one in which I was not defending ideals or beliefs but simply my own self.
~By George Grosz ~


Stupidity trumps Machiavelli almost every time when you are looking for an explanation.
~By Robert Foster Bennett ~


No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it.
~By Fernando Pessoa ~


With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins.
~By Jerome Cady ~


Seriousness is stupidity sent to college.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.
~By Edwin Land ~


Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.
~By Frank Zappa ~


Stupidity combined with arrogance and a huge ego will get you a long way.
~By Chris Lowe ~


In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
~By Hunter S. Thompson ~


Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


Never attribute to malice, that which can be reasonably explained by stupidity.
~By Spider Robinson ~


People's ignorance really pisses me off. Stupidity is when you can't help it-ignorance is when you choose not to understand something.
~By Sarah McLachlan ~


The vast amount of waste and sheer stupidity in government - from the Pentagon to the Food and Drug Administration - could fill committee agendas for years.
~By Tom Coburn ~


Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.
~By Albert Camus ~


Man is the inventor of stupidity.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


I don't have time for their judgement and their stupidity and you know they lay down with their ugly wives in front of their ugly children and look at their loser lives and then they look at me and they say, 'I can't process it' well, no, you never will stop trying, just sit back and enjoy the show. You know?
~By Charlie Sheen ~


Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
~By Ayn Rand ~


To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
~By Frank Leahy ~


My background was art school, documentary director and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of life threatening stupidity.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.
~By Frank Zappa ~


Creative Artists Agency put together a project of extraordinary mediocrity and colossal stupidity. Otherwise, it was great.
~By Mikhail Baryshnikov ~


Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn't misuse it.
~By Pope John Paul II ~

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