Stupidity Quotes

An intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity service

E. B. White

In politics stupidity is not a handicap.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Karl Kraus

There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Elbert Hubbard

Albrecht's Law - Intelligent people, when assembled into an organization, will tend toward collective stupidity.

Karl Albrecht

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

Jon Bentley

As if there were safety in stupidity alone

Henry David Thoreau

Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity.

Edwin Land

Equality is. one of the most consummate scoundrels that ever crept from the brain of a political juggler--a fellow who thrusts his hand into the pocket of honest industry or enterprising talent, and squanders their hard-earned profits on profligate idleness or indolent stupidity.

James Kirke Paulding

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

Remy de Gourmont

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

To be too dissatisfied with ourselves is a weakness. To be too satisfied with ourselves is a stupidity.

Magdeleine Sable

If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.

Oscar Wilde

With stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.

Friedrich von Schiller

Stupidity is better kept a secret than displayed

Heraclitus of Ephesus

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

Frank Zappa

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

Albert Einstein

No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the sources of our troubles,we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance,greed and love of power.

P. J. O'Rourke

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

There was something about such reflex stupidity that never failed to irritate him.

Gregory Benford

It is not so much stupidity that closes men to philosophy but love of their own, particularly love of their own lives, but also love of their own children and their own cities. It is the hardest task of all to face the lack of cosmic support for what we care about.

Allan David Bloom

Football [soccer] is popular because stupidity is popular.

Jorge Luis Borges
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