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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.
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
I kept a diary right after I was born. Day 1: Tired from the move. Day 2: Everyone thinks I'm an idiot.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
To generalize is to be an idiot.
It makes sense that we came up with our public school system during the Industrial Revolution because it's like everybody is a factory worker, eating their terrible food and going back to the room where you're silent and listening to an idiot. That's an epitomizing idea, getting called 'Nothing' for your whole high school experience.
If I decide to be an idiot, then I'll be an idiot on my own accord.
Johann Sebastian Bach
When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
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
God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.
Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.
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.
To be a good actor, you have to be very smart. But to be a great actor, you also have to have a streak of, 'I'm an idiot, a complete lunatic.'
Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
There's nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot.
I'm reasonably easygoing. Messing up my lines or making a fool of myself is where you find my fears. Like a lot of English people, I'm prey to embarrassment - the dread that everyone's sort of sniggering at you, that you're going to look like an idiot. I think that sort of halts us all.
The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.
Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.
Once you declare your loyalty to a team, every person who doesn't support that team, it's their job to ruin you, to tell you you're an idiot and to tell you that you made the wrong choice.
I really love idiot, enlightened characters - these characters who fail to engage with the drama of their immediate circumstances; they fail to be reactive and enrolled by drama as it happens around them.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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