Quotes: stupidity

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  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    Tis sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
    P. J. O'Rourke
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    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.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Stupidity is without anxiety.
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
    P. J. O'Rourke
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    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.
  • Edwin H. Land
    Edwin H. Land
    American scientist and inventor
    Edwin H. Land
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    Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.


  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
    Adolf Hitler
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    Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice.
  • Dame Edith Sitwell
    Dame Edith Sitwell
    British poet 1887-1964
    Dame Edith Sitwell
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    I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
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    I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
  • Johann Gottfried Seume
    Johann Gottfried Seume
    German writer and poet 1763-1810
    Johann Gottfried Seume
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    Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
    Will Rogers
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    If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence. As it is, the best of us walk about well wadded with stupidity.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    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.
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