Stupidity Quotes

Innocence can be redefined and called stupidity. Honesty can be called gullibility. Candor becomes lack of common sense. Interest in your work can be called cowardice. Generosity can be called soft-headedness, and observe : the former is disturbing

Abraham Maslow

Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization.

Jon Bentley

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 religious or political idols.

Aldous Huxley

We’re the geniuses of the house because only a person intelligent as we could fake such stupidity.

Bill Cosby

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

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

Edith Sitwell

Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance

William Gaddis

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Martin Luther King Jr

The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits

Albert Einstein

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

Albert Einstein

Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill soured by a whiff of arrogance

Alistair Cooke

It's too bad that stupidity isn't painful.

Anton LaVey

The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity.


Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by stupidity.

Nick Diamos
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