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Positive Quotes about Stupidity

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

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

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
- Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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.
- George Gissing

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

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

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.
- Tom Coburn

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

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.
- William E. Gladstone

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.
- Albert Camus

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.
- Robertson Davies

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

Stupidity always accompanies evil.
Or evil, stupidity.
- Louise Bogan

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

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

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

Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.
- Edwin Land

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

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

Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
- Edgar Allan Poe

With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
- Friedrich Schiller

Man is the inventor of stupidity.
- Remy de Gourmont

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

Stupidity fuses notoriety and celebrity.
- Suzanne Fields

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice.
- Adolf Hitler

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

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


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