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In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity.
But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.
The threat posed by Bank of America isn't just financial - it's a full-blown assault on the American dream. Where's the incentive to play fair and do well, when what we see rewarded at the highest levels of society is failure, stupidity, incompetence and meanness? If this is what winning in our system looks like, who doesn't want to be a loser?
To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.
Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.
My heart is broken in the face of the stupidity of my species.
There is no sin except stupidity.
War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity, brutish callousness, wanton destruction, and irresponsible murder.
Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.
Stupidity is something unshakable; nothing attacks it without breaking itself against it; it is of the nature of granite, hard and resistant.
You can't argue with stupidity.
But as an entrepreneur you have to feel like you can jump out of an aeroplane because you're confident that you'll catch a bird flying by. It's an act of stupidity, and most entrepreneurs go splat because the bird doesn't come by, but a few times it does.
You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public.
People's ignorance really pisses me off. Stupidity is when you can't help it -ignorance is when you choose not to understand something.
Do not ever say that the desire to 'do good' by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.
Scientists will eventually stop flailing around with solar power and focus their efforts on harnessing the only truly unlimited source of energy on the planet: stupidity. I predict that in the future, scientists will learn how to convert stupidity into clean fuel.
A newspaper is a public trust, and we will suffer as a society without them. It is not the Internet that has killed them. It is their own greed, it is their own stupidity, and it is capitalism that has taken our daily newspapers from us.
I never had that feeling that I had to carry the weight of somebody's ignorance around with me. And that was true for racists who wanted to use the 'n' word when talking about me or about my people, or the stupidity of people who really wanted to belittle other folks because they weren't pretty or they weren't rich or they weren't clever.
My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.
Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion.
We never really know what stupidity is until we have experimented on ourselves.
'Stupidity' defines the mental state wherein we acknowledge that we've never been smarter as individuals and yet somehow we've never felt stupider. We now collectively inhabit a state of stupidity.
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.
It saddens me to see the reality-television shows that are getting so much fanfare that are a celebration of stupidity and the degradation of women. And those women are consistently wearing too short, too tight dresses. I hope the trend of aging gracefully returns.
Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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