Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.— Albert Einstein
Contentment Human Stupidity quotations
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
Stupidity is what we all have in common as human beings, but some people insist that improving it is their entitlement.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.
The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones.
Religious and racial persecution is moronic at all times, perhaps the most idiotic of human stupidities.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Humans are stupid. I'm ashamed to be human.
The novice-friendly software is more like a misbehaving dog: it shits on the floor, it destroys things, and stinks - the novice-friendly software embodies the opposite of what computer people have dreamed of for decades: artificial stupidity. It's more human.
Stupidity can win for a moment, but it can never really succeed because the nature of humans is to seek freedom. Rulers can delay that freedom, but they cannot stop it.
When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for others. Same thing when you are stupid.
As Albert Einstein once said to me: "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity." But what is much more widespread than the actual stupidity is the playing stupid, turning off your ear, not listening, not seeing.
In this hope, among the things we teach to the young are such truths as the transcendent value of the individual and the dignity of all people, the futility and stupidity of war, its destructiveness of life and its degradation of human values.
Mere animals couldn’t possibly manage to act like this.
You need to be a human being to be really stupid.
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed — only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle.
Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
It’s too bad that stupidity isn’t painful.
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Human beings can always be relied upon to exert, with vigor, their God-given right to be stupid.
I never came across anyone in whom the moral sense was dominant who was not heartless, cruel, vindictive, log-stupid, and entirely lacking in the smallest sense of humanity. Moral people, as they are termed, are simple beasts.
For at least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity, idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religious or political idols
Worrying is stupid. It is like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.
Forgiving others is easier when I remember that I'm human and stupid, too.
Michael Moore simultaneously represents everything I detest in a human being and everything I feel obligated to defend in an American. Quite simply, it is that stupid moron's right to be that utterly, completely wrong.
In our rather stupid time, hunting is belittled and misunderstood, many refusing to see it for the vital vacation from the human condition that it is, or to acknowledge that the hunter does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, he kills in order to have hunted.
The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one of two things: either love, or a call for love.
[Chicago]: This vicious, stinking zoo, this mean-grinning, mace-smelling boneyard of a city: an elegant rockpile of a monument to everything cruel and stupid and corrupt in the human spirit.
Earth has its boundaries, but human stupidity is limitless.
In a brutal country like ours, where human life is 'cheap', it's stupid to destroy yourself for the sake of your beliefs. Beliefs? High ideas? Only people in rich countries can enjoy such luxuries.
The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.
It seemed clear that wars were not made by generations and their special stupidities, but that wars were made instead by something ignorant in the human heart
To regard human beings as tools - as instruments - for the use of other human beings is not only unscientific but it is repugnant, stupid and short sighted. Tools are made by man but have not the autonomy of their maker - they have not man's time-binding capacity for initiation, for self-direction, and self-improvement.
Somebody does somethin' stupid, that's human.
They don't stop when they see it's wrong, that's a fool.
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.
Already, he was dreaming of a refined solitude, a comfortable desert, a motionless ark in which to seek refuge from the unending deluge of human stupidity.
Neither a pathology nor an index as such of moral default, stupidity is nonetheless linked to the most dangerous failures of human endeavor.
It is by human avarice or human stupidity, not by the churlishness of nature, that we have poverty and overwork.
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid
Sure the people are stupid: the human race is stupid.
Sure Congress is an inefficient instrument of government. But the people are not stupid enough to abandon representative government for any other kind, including government by the guy who knows.