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

Michel de Montaigne


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.

P. J. O'Rourke


Stupidity is a talent for misconception.

Edgar Allan Poe


The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.

Arthur Schopenhauer


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


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

Martin Luther King Jr.


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

Albert Einstein


Stupidity — quotes and aphorisms

Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg


Naaaaa, that's stupid... I'll do anyway.



The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.

Jane Austen, "Northanger Abbey"


Stupidity isn't a virus... but it sure is spreadin' like one!

"SpongeBob SquarePants"


Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the universe.

Albert Einstein

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