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This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
I kept a diary right after I was born. Day 1: Tired from the move. Day 2: Everyone thinks I'm an idiot.
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
Anyone who has declared someone else to be an idiot, a bad apple, is annoyed when it turns out in the end that he isn't.
As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
I try not to get involved in the business of prediction. It's a quick way to look like an idiot.
Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.
Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot.
I've had great success being a total idiot.
But I'm not an idiot. At the end of the day, I've learned a lot.
I eat tons, three full meals a day, and I never go to the gym. When I was a child, my geography teacher said, 'You may be slim now but if you carry on eating like that, you'll end up being really fat.' Fortunately, I really don't think I've changed much in the past two decades, so that teacher was an idiot.
There's nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot.
You're an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot.
Missing out an apostrophe or two does not make you an idiot. But equating party allegiance with nationhood certainly makes you a thug. And thugs don't often notice that they're thugs, usually because they're also idiots.
Gentle reader, the Fountain of Youth is radioactive, and those who imbibe its poisonous heavy waters will suffer the hideous fate of decaying metal. Yet almost without exception, the wretched idiot inhabitants of our benighted planet would gulp down this radioactive excrement if it were offered.
William S. Burroughs
Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.
Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.
You only get one life so you might as well make it a happy one, and that's why I tend to just jump into things. I'm sort of a fearless idiot that way.
People... need a time to laugh. It's up to us to bonk ourselves on the head and slip on a banana peel so the average guy can say, 'I may be bad, honey, but I'm not as much of an idiot as that guy on the screen.'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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Bring ideas in and entertain them royally, for one of them may be the king.
Mark Van Doren
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