Stupidity Quotes

Stupidity Quotes
I thought these Stupidity Quotes would be worth a laugh:

1. It’s too bad that stupidity isn’t painful.-Anton LaVey

2. Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the the universe. -Albert Einstein

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

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

5. Stupidity has a knack of getting its way. -Albert Camus

6. The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity. -Harlan Ellison

7. The wise understand by themselves; fools follow the reports of others -tibetan Proverb

8. Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity.  -Sammy Davis, Jr.

9. Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity. -Edwin Land

10. Earnestness is stupidity sent to college. -P. J. O’Rourke

11. Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity. -Frank Leahy

12. I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. -Edith Sitwell

13. Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind. -Johann G. Seume

14. In politics stupidity is not a handicap. -Napoleon Bonaparte

15. Stupidity fuses notoriety and celebrity. -Suzanne Fields

16. Stupidity talks, vanity acts. -Victor Hugo

17. Stupidity often saves a man from going mad. -Oliver Wendell Holmes

18. With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain. -Friedrich Schiller

19. You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public. -Scott Adams

Which of these quotes do you like the most?  Have any of your own to share?  Please comment below.

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    • sally
    • August 7, 2010

    Hi Shawn,

    Hope all is well with you today. Every week i always look forward to received quotes from you. And today seems it’s loaded, i love it! Thanks for not forgetting sending one or three for me(lol) 🙂

    In stupidity quotes, i like this most, “I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. -Edith Sitwell

    I can tolerate stupidity at some extent, cause i am also stupid sometimes (are you?)(lol) human as we are you know, bound with some imperfection. And it’s fun being stupid sometimes, gee! but not all the times.

    But to those who are wearing proud of it,oh damn!

    Anyways, have a great weekend Shawn! God bless you and your family.

    1. Reply

      I know what you mean, Sally. Yes, I do consider myself to be pretty stupid and I remember all my dumb mistakes…and I make many every week. But I’m trying to be better and I fully admit them. Whereas some people seem to either be proud of their stupidity, or worse: they pretend they’re not stupid when you catch them at it!

    • Lee
    • August 8, 2010

    Hello Shawn,

    They say that stupidity is a lack of understanding, the ability to be reasoned with and a poor ability to profit from experience. Some people are so bent on being right they will not listen, hence the reason they make the same mistakes. Not sure if that is stupidity or just plain stubbornness, smile!

    These quotes made me smile, thankyou for sharing. Favourites 8,11, 13,17…..
    I also have some to share.

    I never apologize.
    I’m sorry, but that’s just the way I am.

    – Homer J. Simpson

    One bright morning…
    in the middle of the night,
    two dead boys came out to fight.
    they stood back to back
    and faced each other
    drew their swords
    and shot each other.
    the deaf policeman heard the noise
    and came to kill
    those two dead boys.
    If u dont believe my story
    its true ask the blind man he saw it too!

    – Nicole*

    A day without sunshine is like night.

    – Unknown

    dont look at me in that tone of voice

    – spanky

    I hate when I wish on a star only to realize afterward that I just wished on an airplane.


    Have a great day!

    1. Reply

      LOL! (it’s true, I really did laugh out loud) I really love that last one about wishing on a plane. Boy…I should post a bunch of funny/humour/joke quotes….

    • Laurie
    • August 8, 2010

    I really like the one by Oliver Wendell Holmes: 17. Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.

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