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I had lots of trouble in school as a child, and I lost confidence. Teachers thought I was stupid. I learned to read very late, when I was 11. Dyslexia wasn't recognized then, and the assumption was you were incapable of thinking.
There's no such thing as 'hard sell' and 'soft sell.' There's only 'smart sell' and 'stupid sell.'
Of course I have regrets; I'm not stupid.
You have to be an optimist, right? You have to be critical, then you have to be an optimist. Or else you're really stupid.
After having done this whole slew of press for 'Big Love', now I'll have anxiety dreams for like a week and a half about all the stupid things I said. I can't even imagine being in front of the cameras all the time. I had a weird dream the other night that I was on 'Jersey Shore.'
The reason I went for Jenny Craig is I thought, Maybe I'm not the only one who has stupid reasons for getting fat.
It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.
I had a romantic, 'Aren't I a good girl?' take on divorce, but the truth is that was stupid.
Actors aren't stupid, mostly, and if there's a sensibility and an aesthetic that a director's going for, if you're aware of that too, you can do things to help that.
I think it is just stupid economics for a government to approach economic management from a strand of thinking regarding unions as enemies.
Unfortunately, a lot of people are stupid. They take drugs. They get drunk and do all the wrong things in life. I just played it straight.
I feel I should be doing stupid stuff, but I'm not going to.
The industry's not stupid. The industry knows that if those foods are labeled 'genetically engineered', the public will shy away and won't take them.
Growth is a stupid goal. So, by the way, is no-growth.
Expiring for love is beautiful but stupid.
Progressivism is the belief that we have too much freedom with which to make too many stupid choices.
In the United States I have always believed that there was a big difference between Conservative and stupid. Boy is it getting harder to prove that one by the minute.
I've always worn jewellery but for a time it went out of fashion. Like grungy and punk bands didn't wear jewellery because it was stupid.
Fashion as King is sometimes a very stupid ruler.
E. T. Bell
Every article I've read about myself always winds up concluding that I am not, in fact, completely stupid.
I've made a lot of stupid action films in my life but I like stupid action films and am kind of proud of them.
Most songwriters who have been lucky enough to have their song on the radio or be heard widely don't know anything about science. The best songs have a strong dose of metaphor. Most songs about science don't have that. Like 'She Blinded Me With Science.' It's a stupid song, no offense to Thomas Dolby.
I don't hide or play stupid games.
You have to believe in God before you can say there are things that man was not meant to know. I don't think there's anything man wasn't meant to know. There are just some stupid things that people shouldn't do.
I mean, I've been stupid in the past, and I've learned from that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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