Stupid Quotes

It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.

Ronald Knox

Society is not a disease, it is a disaster. What a stupid miracle that one can live in it.

Emile M. Cioran

A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker.

David Hume

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture it's a really stupid thing to want to do.

Declan Patrick Aloysius MacManus

Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.

Oscar Wilde

A bureaucrat is the most despicable of men, though he is needed as vultures are needed, but one hardly admires vultures whom bureaucrats so strangely resemble. I have yet to meet a bureaucrat who was not petty, dull, almost witless, crafty or stupid, an oppressor or a thief, a holder of little authority in which he delights, as a boy delights in possessing a vicious dog. Who can trust such creatures?

Marcus Tullius Cicero

To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Maybe you've put your faith in spiritual claptrap because our random, narrative-free universe terrifies you. But that's no solution. If you want comforting, suck your thumb. Buy a pillow. Don't make up a load of floaty blah about energy or destiny. This is the real world, stupid. We should be solving problems, not sticking our fingers in our ears and singing about fairies.


Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.

John Dewey

Capitalism is a stupid system, a backward system.

Stokely Carmichael

Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness. The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is.

Willa Sibert Cather

You ever notice the first thing someone says when they can't find something is that it was stolen? They say "who stole it?!". It's an ego defense. They can't stand the fact that they might have been stupid enough to have lost something.

George Denis Patrick Carlin

There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get him off the thing he was educated in.

Will Rogers

You know, the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common, they don't alter their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views, which can be uncomfortable, if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering.

Doctor Who

The stupid fear fortune, the wise endure it.

Latin Proverb

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