stupidity quotes

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.Jean Rostand

To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness. Though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.Stefan Sagmeister

I am absolutely not a feminist, I am against stupidity, and if it comes from males or females, it doesn't change anything. If it means that women and men, they are equal, then OK, certainly I am a feminist.Marjane Satrapi

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

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

With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.Friedrich Schiller

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

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

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?Charlie Sheen

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

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

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.Jimmy Swaggart

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.Tilda Swinton

I have never played the lottery in my life and never will. Voltaire described lotteries as a tax on stupidity. More specifically, I think, on innumeracy.Daniel Tammet

Most of the time I've worked in labs if I didn't encounter something in a week entirely unexpected and surprising I'd consider it a lost week. Lots of that is due to mistakes and stupidity, but it could open a new line of inquiry. Something really good turns up once in a hundred times, but it makes the whole day worthwhile.Lewis Thomas

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.Hunter S. Thompson

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

There is nothing like the way people feel after they've seen 'The Intouchables.' They feel amazing. The word of mouth on this film is incredible. It's intelligent-feeling good. You're not insulted by the low-browness or stupidity of some of the humor. It's so smart and terrific.Harvey Weinstein

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.Oscar Wilde

Along with racial equality and the late bloom of women's rights, future generations will have to explain how, in the past, gays were misunderstood and publicly humiliated for loving each other, and, eventually, how they stood together and conquered stupidity and hypocritical hatred, and fought their way out of marginalization.iO Tillett Wright