Stupidity is curse, sometimes it is even contagious. However, it is a common theme among all those who are really stupid that they don't acknowledge it. Stupid people live around us not knowing they are stupid. You can find them everywhere, at work, in street, er even your life partner maybe really stupid. You have to deal with it, it might be your boss, it might be your employee, it might be anyone. Here we bring you some of the best quotes ever said by smart people about stupid people and stupidity.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
― Albert Einstein
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
― Euripides, The Bacchae
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
― Soren Kierkegaard
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.
― George Carlin
I'll take crazy over stupid any day.
― Joss Whedon
Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.
― Laurence J. Peter, The Peter Principle
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
― Napoléon Bonaparte
Stupidity isn't punishable by death. If it was, there would be a hell of a population drop.
― Laurell K. Hamilton, The Laughing Corpse
Evil isn’t the real threat to the world. Stupid is just as destructive as Evil, maybe more so, and it’s a hell of a lot more common. What we really need is a crusade against Stupid. That might actually make a difference.
― Jim Butcher, Vignette
Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.
― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
He had just about enough intelligence to open his mouth when he wanted to eat, but certainly no more.
― P.G. Wodehouse
Stupidity is the same as evil if you judge by the results.
― Margaret Atwood, Surfacing
The two most common elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.
― Harlan Ellison
A stupid man's report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.
― Bertrand Russell, A History of Western Philosophy
Sometimes a man wants to be stupid if it lets him do a thing his cleverness forbids.
― John Steinbeck, East of Eden
The more stupid one is, the closer one is to reality. The more stupid one is, the clearer one is. Stupidity is brief and artless, while intelligence squirms and hides itself. Intelligence is unprincipled, but stupidity is honest and straightforward.
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
Irony is wasted on the stupid.
― Oscar Wilde
Beauty fades, dumb is forever.
― Judy Sheindlin, Beauty Fades, Dumb is Forever
To be stupid, and selfish, and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness - though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.
― Julian Barnes, Flaubert's Parrot
If you ever meet one of those who are stupid and don't really know they are you better avoid them. They will curse you and you may get infected by their stupidity. The more you accompany stupid people the more you become more and more like them.If you like this article share it!