Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 83
United States

There is perhaps no better way to appreciate the dizzying stupidity of the United States than to chat with 25 consecutive morning radio hosts.

- Adam Mansbach

Getting Knack

Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.

- Albert Camus

Science Sure

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

- Albert Einstein

Think Very

To think that we can understand everything is such stupidity because our senses are so limited. We are so limited that to feel that we can understand the creation scientifically is a little bit naive. It's very childish.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Blind Means

War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity, brutish callousness, wanton destruction, and irresponsible murder.

- Alexander Berkman


Writing is taking a risk, and it is actually fighting invisible and invincible enemies. They are over-confidence, stupidity, expectation and narcissism.

- Andrea Hirata

Proud Britain

You'll find that no pride is greater than the pride that comes with being thick. Britain is filled with people who are really proud of their stupidity.

- Andrew O'Hagan

Would Some

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

- Charles Caleb Colton

Arrogance Will

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

- Chris Lowe


You know when you're young, you have this unbelievable stupidity and arrogance and ignorance all mixed in?

- Christopher Guest

More Infinitely

Stupidity is infinitely more fascinating that intelligence. Intelligence has its limits while stupidity has none.

- Claude Chabrol

Same Inability

An inability to handle language is not the same thing as stupidity.

- David Hare

Mind Idleness

Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind.

- Johann G. Seume

See Looks

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

- Johann Most

Living Pretty

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

- John Newcombe

Mean Does

Supernatural does not mean methodological stupidity.

- John Piper

Fall Happen

Things fall apart and happen out of stupidity and carelessness.

- John Sandford

Written Word

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

- John Steinbeck

Broken Face

My heart is broken in the face of the stupidity of my species.

- Joni Mitchell

Reason Weakness

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

- Ayn Rand

Happiness Stupid

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

- Gustave Flaubert

Nature Against

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

- Gustave Flaubert

Dream Bourgeois

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

- Gustave Flaubert

Here Legion

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

- Gustave Flaubert

Common Most

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

- Harlan Ellison

Reality America

The reality of America is mass-market stupidity.

- Bill Buford

Rather Than

True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.

- Bo Bennett

Large Certainly

Stupidity knows no bounds and certainly no city limits, but by and large, 99 percent of the people who come to Melvins shows seem to be relatively well behaved... I'm happy and relieved by this.

- Buzz Osborne


Sustained exhaustion is not a rite of passage. It's a mark of stupidity.

- Jason Fried

Cruelty Iniquity

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

War Soldier

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

Sometimes Never

Crashing is never funny, but sometimes you can jump up, laugh at your stupidity, and go, 'What the hell was that?'

- Jens Voigt

You Argue

You can't argue with stupidity.

- Jermaine Jackson


Stupidity is a talent for misconception.

- Edgar Allan Poe

Patience Proud

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

- Edith Sitwell

Sometimes Pretty

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

- Edward Abbey

Sudden Cessation

Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.

- Edwin Land

Genius May

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

- Elbert Hubbard

Which Elemental

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

- Karl Kraus

Which Commander

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

- Erwin Rommel

Call Most

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

- Evan Sayet

Some General

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

- Fernando Pessoa

Fact Limited

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

Need Pessimism

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

- Francis Parker Yockey

Pain Anesthetic

Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.

- Frank Leahy

Some Dispute

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.

- Frank Zappa

More Longer

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

- Frank Zappa

Stupid Expert

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

Deal Cannot

Stupidity is not my favourite thing; I cannot deal with it.

- Lauren Bacall

Against Very

Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.

- Friedrich Schiller

World Shield

It is, after all, impossible in the modern world to shield everyone from nonsense and stupidity.

- Lawrence M. Krauss

Mankind Nations

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

Woman New

For a while, I thought, maybe I should direct, until I got to New York and saw the stupidity of that idea. If it's hard to get into acting, what is it like for a woman to become a director?

- Linda Hunt

Rather Industry

I'd rather spend my time with grape growers than actors. In the film industry, all the money is focused on television and the stupidity of American cinema.

- Gerard Depardieu

Film Industry

In the film industry, all the money is focused on television and the stupidity of American cinema.

- Gerard Depardieu

Answer Having

The stupidity of people comes from having an answer for everything. The wisdom of the novel comes from having a question for everything.

- Milan Kundera

Gift Also

Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn't misuse it.

- Pope John Paul II

Alcohol Infinite

Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.

- Sammy Davis, Jr.


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

May Prefer

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.

- Manfred von Richthofen

Waste Amount

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


In politics stupidity is not a handicap.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

Confident Like

But as an entrepreneur you have to feel like you can jump out of an aeroplane because you're confident that you'll catch a bird flying by. It's an act of stupidity, and most entrepreneurs go splat because the bird doesn't come by, but a few times it does.

- Reed Hastings

His Made

Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.

- Remy de Gourmont

Man Inventor

Man is the inventor of stupidity.

- Remy de Gourmont

Teach Articulate

It is an obvious and blatant stupidity beyond my ability to articulate how dumb it is for us not to teach our children how to run the government.

- Richard Dreyfuss

Through Maybe

Maybe it's stupidity, but you just gotta jump into things. That's how I've gone through life.

- Troy Nixey

Ignorance World

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wise Absurd

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

- Vartan Gregorian


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

- Octave Mirbeau

Never Which

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

- Spider Robinson

Born Individual

Juvenile crime is not naturally born in the boy, but is largely due either to the spirit of adventure that is in him, to his own stupidity, or to his lack of discipline, according to the nature of the individual.

- Robert Baden-Powell

Looking Almost

Stupidity trumps Machiavelli almost every time when you are looking for an explanation.

- Robert Foster Bennett

Music Oppression

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

- Vladimir Nabokov

I Am Guilty

I am guilty of stupidity, arrogance, and greed.

- Steve Madden

Kind Cartoonists

Let's not let cartoonists get involved in a war of any kind, except for a war against stupidity.

- Patrick Chappatte

Some Gross

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

Know Never

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

- Paul Gauguin

Why Get

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

- Will Rogers


Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance.

- William Gaddis


Stupidity fuses notoriety and celebrity.

- Suzanne Fields

Like Been

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?

- Ronnie James Dio

Stubborn Ardent

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

- Michel de Montaigne