Quotation Explorer - 'Stupidity'

Stupidity is not the absence of knowledge, its more of the misuse of knowledge. - Reinhard Otieno
My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Vladimir Nabokov
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
I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. - Edith Sitwell
It's a fine line between cleverness and stupidity.
Books are hindrances to persisting stupidity. - Spanish Proverb
Whenever God allows a mass blindness to cover his church, it is not out of stupidity, it is out of divine providence - Sunday Adelaja
My loathings are simple. stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Vladimir Nabokov
The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletariat to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeoisie. - Gustave Flaubert
Don't name our stupidity, ignorance, stupid rules and lack of skills DESTINY! - Maliheh Sadat Razavi
One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork. - Edward Abbey
I don't get high, but sometimes I wish I did. That way, when I messed up in life I would have an excuse. But right now there's no rehab for stupidity. - Chris Rock
As a child i was nothing short of a genius, as a man i got used to stupidity. - Paul Bamikole
The true axis of evil in America is the brilliance of our marketing combined with the stupidity of our people. - Bill Maher
It is only because of their stupidity that they are able to be so sure of themselves. - Franz Kafka
As a comedian, the more you commit the sin of stupidity, three essential things happen to your life:~people applaud you incessantly.~love you more than their parents.~give you a daily bread. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois. - Gustave Flaubert
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King Jr.
His mind scolded him for his stupidity and urged him to forget her but his heart had no justifications for its stand. It remained unmoved, its solidarity unaffected, its arrogance still holding. - Faraaz Kazi
When the wisdom speaks, be quite and listen! When the stupidity speaks, stand up and leave! - Mehmet Murat ildan
As if there were safety in stupidity alone. - Henry David Thoreau
Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy. - Jean de la Bruyere
I think fearlessness and stupidity go together.
The number of chances you give someone doesn't tell the world how loving you are without telling them how desperate you are to believe they care as much as you. True love resides in the first chance, stupidity in the second, opportunists in the third and scoundrels in the fourth. - Shannon L. Alder
Who can have compassion on the ignorant is a victim of regrets, a supporter of ignorance and a builder of stupidity. - Auliq Ice
It hurts so badly when you grow up and understand that everything you believed in and devoted yourself were just fallacy and stupidity. - M.F. Moonzajer
If stupidity is the only sin, who is blameless? - Marty Rubin
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. - Albert Einstein
The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits - Anonymous
I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it. - Edith Sitwell
Optimism and stupidity are nearly synonymous. - Hyman G. Rickover
the Great Vaccination the vaccination against the stupidity of the intelligentsia. - Álvaro de Campos
What can you expect from a stupid government? Anything good? Anything useful, anything clever? Anything just? No! You can expect nothing but stupidity, nothing but mistakes, nothing but injustices and tragedies! All a stupid government can do is to produce wrecks and debris! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I want music, I don't want stupidity, (Hey)... (mey)... I don't give a shit, so far it sounds like stupidity changes tracks and it's on the track and it waits to appear! - Deyth Banger
Stupidity is relatively harmless, but intelligent stupidity is highly dangerous - Eckhart Tolle
Perhaps it was Rudy who kept her sane, with the stupidity of his talk, his lemon-soaked hair, and his cockiness. He seemed to resonate with a kind of confidence that life was still nothing but a joke - an endless succession of soccer goals, trickery, and a constant repertoire of meaningless chatter. - Markus Zusak
A tiny company, ‘the aware’, we have taken up civilization’s fiercest weapons to fight against the dark army of the masses whose leaders are hunger and stupidity. These weapons are the smile and the lie. - Iwan Goll
With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain. - Friedrich von Schiller
Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.
To a coward, courage always looks like stupidity. - Bill Maher
Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams. - V.S. Carnes
You are an unusual, brilliant child who has not seen enough of life to grasp the full measure of human stupidity. - Ayn Rand
Humanity goes to stupidy, this part is hard to be changed it's like paradox. You can't fight with paradox....Oh, you are genius, so genius with this stupidity! - Deyth Banger
For the American people are a very generous people and will forgive almost any weakness, with the possible exception of stupidity. - Will Rogers
Prof McGonagall : ... bravery doesn't forgive stupidity. ... - J.K. Rowling
The stupidity of gossips is that they become frightened when they see your face, and a little word from your mouth makes them vibrate like an electrocuted criminal. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Bravery is not an act of intelligence; it is just selfishness and stupidity. - M.F. Moonzajer
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. - Albert Einstein
The only difference between genius and stupidity is that genius is limited. - unknown
Tis sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity. - Cato the Elder
There is more stupidity then hydrogen in the universe and it has a longer shelf life. - Frank Zappa
Stupidity is not a disease, it's a choice. - Kambiz Shabankare
People say it is impossible to get out of stupidity; well, I was born religious and here I am an atheist. - M.F. Moonzajer
Nerds don't just happen to dress informally. They do it too consistently. Consciously or not, they dress informally as a prophylactic measure against stupidity. - Paul Graham
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.
Stupidity is the devil. Look in the eye of a chicken and you'll know. It's the most horrifying, cannibalistic, and nightmarish creature in this world.
Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can't help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime: the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.
I think we have underestimated their Gods; they have made millions stupid, and we are even not able to get one out of that stupidity. - M.F. Moonzajer
Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity. - Sammy Davis Jr.
Of all the things in the world, I'm particularly amazed at, is the conviction with which the MIND, endorses an Idea, which is phenomenal, as it differentiates the Genius from Mediocre, or not to forget the human stupidity in particular! - Ramana Pemmaraju
We have written too many books about love and so few about hunger and poverty; that is why we need to wake up and leave stupidity behind. - M.F. Moonzajer
It was his knowledge of his own willful stupidity that had brought on his irritation - Keigo Higashino
The two most abundant things in the universe are Hydrogren and stupidity. - Harlan Ellison
...You haven't I suppose ever mixed with politicians at close quarters. They're awful...their stupidity is inhuman. - Robert Skidelsky
Somehow creationists keep us naturalists in track to some extent. They are the representation of human stupidity at its extreme. And we need some stupidity in the society for true intellect to be adored. - Abhijit Naskar
Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. - Robert A. Heinlein
Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by stupidity. - Unknown
The two most abundant things in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.
Stupidity has a certain charm - ignorance does not. - Frank Zappa
No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it - Fernando Pessoa
Why is it a man can never seem to buckle down and train himself to indolence and stupidity when he can see what sanctuary they offer from toil and pain? - Alan LeMay
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
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
In order to put an end to our conflicts; we must put an end to the religions people stupidity. - M.F. Moonzajer
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Some days I don't know what is greater.My wisdom, or my stupidity. - Sanober Khan
Stupidity is to have amnesia over your own faults when the person you hate makes theirs. - Shannon L. Alder
Conscientious stupidity is a religion for most. Many will deny it, but it's those same people that find it easier to ignore the truth. This religion can only be followed by their humble ignorance. It's safe to assume, that this religion is an illusion of knowledge. - Lionel Suggs
Availability of knowledge is only next to prevalence of stupidity in its overwhelming abundance. - Pawan Mishra
The real question of government versus private enterprise is argued on too philosophical and abstract a basis. Theoretically, planning may be good. But nobody has ever figured out the cause of government stupidity and until they do (and find the cure) all ideal plans will fall into quicksand. - Richard Feynman
Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization.
At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity: idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas. - Aldous Huxley
The only thing that lasts longer than a friend's love is the stupidity that keeps us from knowing any better. - Randy K. Milholland
Oh, Lord, why was she doomed to adore a man steeped in blindness and utter stupidity? - V.S. Carnes
To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost. - Gustave Flaubert
To be wicked is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that you are; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil from stupidity. - Charles Baudelaire
Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped. - Elbert Hubbard
Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity. - Frank Leahy
There is no sin except stupidity. - Oscar Wilde
I swore that I would not suffer from the world's grief and the world's stupidity and cruelty and injustice and I made my heart as hard in endurance as the nether millstone and my mind as a polished surface of steel. I no longer suffered, but enjoyment had passed away from me. - Sri Aurobindo
I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud. —Psychiatrist Dr. Carl Jung in a 1919 address to the Society for Psychical Research in England - C.G. Jung
When I want to be reminded of stupidity, especially my own, I turn on the TV. - Dejan Stojanovic
There is no limit to stupidity. Space itself is said to be bounded by its own curvature, but stupidity continues beyond infinity.
Love is a common bond that occurs between two people when each thinks they have something to gain through the other's stupidity.
Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and higher education positively fortifies it. - Stephen Vizinczey
Insanity is just what we call stupidity when it doesn't make sense. - Josh Lieb
To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity. - Friedrich Nietzsche
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain. (Mit der Dummheit kaempfen Goetter selbst vergebens) - Friedrich von Schiller
If you are completely surrounded by the enemies, this proves that you are damn stupid in matters of making friends and such a stupidity, such a miserable clumsiness is your biggest enemy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Sacrifice of the self is sheer stupidity if sacrifice is not for the self. - Amit Kalantri
It is always possible that society you live in might go backwards, towards the land of ignorance and darkness! While this tragedy and stupidity happening, you must move forward! You must walk forward, towards the light and wisdom, to the land of reason! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity. - Unknown
There are only two ways by which to rise in this world, either by one's own industry or by the stupidity of others.
It's not vanity to know your own good points. It would just be stupidity if you didn't; It's only vanity when you get puffed up about them. - L. M. Montgomery
There's pride and then there's stupidity. - Robert Galbreith
Stupidity isn't the only thing humans carry inside of them. I'll show you that we also have the power to purify. - Yellow Tanabe
Bravery is the stupidity of heart. - M.F. Moonzajer
...I wanna a break from this corrupted humanity what more to say??? Going in so down level, that the stupidy is going in the paradox of stupidity. The cleverness is lost in the black hole, for god sake! - Deyth Banger
The measure of stupidity is letting change being drived by others. - Alessandro Malaguti
Cleverness have no meanings until you find the stupidity that teach you. - Lena Hussain
If my stupidity makes you smile, I rather prefer to act always as stupid. - M.F. Moonzajer
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect. - Ambrose Bierce
An intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity service.
Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain. - Friedrich von Schiller
That wasn't love; that was stupidity. - Sherrilyn Kenyon
If you're perpetually broke, you should be working hard at overcoming stupidity and not getting rich. - Taiwo Abraham
Only he qualifies to be an INDIVIDUAL, who has created an IMAGE for himself, in tune with his INTRINSIC NATURE, for majority only succumb to the human stupidity and perish! - Ramana Pemmaraju
We wait upon finite minds to validate infinite things— this is evidence of human stupidity. - C. JoyBell C.
No wonder I stopped keeping a journal. It was like keeping a record of my own stupidity. Why would I want to do that? Why would I want to remind myself what an asshole I was? - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe. - Frank Zappa
Intelligence and stupidity have equal chance of taking a man to divinity! The blind nature has no such distinctions. - Thiruman Archunan
The two most common elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity. - Harlan Ellison
Though you can live for as much as you like, but your longevity is stupidity if you were leading a worthless life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Unnecessary Counter arguments. Can expose your ignorance and stupidity. - Talees Rizvi
Dramatic uprising of stupidity can start from nowhere and only be seen when it reaches it's climax. - Auliq Ice
Stupidity is letting your pride rob you of God’s blessings. - Shannon L. Alder
I may be no idiot, but I do know stupidity when I see it. - Matthew Keefer
Unlike human beings, computers possess the truly profound stupidity of the inanimate.
The biggest threat against the survival of humanity is not brutality and unkindness, it is stupidity and selfishness. - M.F. Moonzajer
That's what Ender has to understand. There really is evil in the world, and wickedness, and every brand of stupidity. There's meanness and heartlessness and... I don't even know which of them is me." - Hyrum Graff - Orson Scott Card
Look into the eyes of a chicken and you will see real stupidity. It is a kind of bottomless stupidity, a fiendish stupidity. They are the most horrifying, cannibalistic and nightmarish creatures in the world. - Werner Herzog
In a world of stupidity a thinking man is insane - rassool jibraeel snyman
You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public. - Scott Adams
Stupidity is a pretence to know unkowns, where as learning is a solution - Wilson M. Mukama
Bravery and Stupidity are the same thing, the outcome determines your label. - Hayden Sixx
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time. - Terry Pratchett
Intelligence arouses fear and respect, the lack of it keeps one on the narrow minded road of disrespect, stupidity and inferiority complex. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I am not sure how evil religion by nature is, but I have no doubt of its stupidity and insanity in practice. - M.F. Moonzajer
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.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap. - Napoléon Bonaparte
There is the will of the people; there is the will of the mind! Always be at the side of the second one! The first one contains mostly stupidity; the second one contains always intelligence. - Mehmet Murat ildan
A man who writes a story is forced to put into it the best of his knowledge and the best of his feeling. The discipline of the written word punishes stupidity and dishonesty. A writer lives in awe of words for they can be cruel or kind, and they can change their meanings right in front of you. - John Steinbeck
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