Quotes by idiots

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  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
  • Rich Cook
    Rich Cook
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    Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.
  • Billy Higgins
    Billy Higgins
    American jazz drummer 1936-2001
    Billy Higgins
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    Because the stuff that they feed kids now, they'll have a bunch of idiots in the next millennium as far as art and culture is concerned.
  • Basil Bunting
    Basil Bunting
    British poet 1900-1985
    Basil Bunting
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    But their determination to banish fools foundered ultimately in the installation of absolute idiots.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
    Karl Kraus
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    Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
  • John Lennon
    John Lennon
    British musician 1940-1980
    John Lennon
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    I resent performing for frisking idiots who don't know anything.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Idiots are always in favour of inequality of income (their only chance of eminence), and the really great in favour of equality.
    Source: The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism (1928)
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
    C. Wright Mills
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    If we accept the Greek's definition of the idiot as an altogether private man, then we must conclude that many American citizens are now idiots. And I should not be surprised, although I don't know, if there were some such idiots even in Germany.
    Source: The British Journal of Sociology Structure of Power in America, Vol. 9 (March 1958)
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made School Boards.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
  • Harry Mathews
    Harry Mathews
    American writer 1930-2017
    Harry Mathews
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    Let us be dreamers, thinkers, speculative philosophers, or as our spouses would have it: Idiots.
  • Martin Farquhar Tupper
    Martin Farquhar Tupper
    English writer and poet 1810-1889
    Martin Farquhar Tupper
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    Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
  • Gustave Flaubert
    Gustave Flaubert
    French writer 1821-1880
    Gustave Flaubert
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    Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.
  • Richard Neville
    Richard Neville
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    Rock 'n Roll is an asylum for emotional idiots.
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