Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.— Albert Einstein
Jaw-dropping Not Stupid quotations
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
If you call it a riot, it sounds like it was just a bunch of crazy people who went out and did bad things for no reason. I maintain it was somewhat understandable, if not acceptable. So I call it a rebellion.
An Honest politician will not be tolerated by a democracy unless he is very stupid ... because only a very stupid man can honestly share the prejudices of more than half the nation.
The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments in a courthouse: You cannot post “Thou shalt not steal,” “Thou shalt not commit adultery,” and “Thou shalt not lie” in a building full of lawyers, judges, and politicians. It creates a hostile work environment.
Don't condemn the gangbangers, they've got guns that are trafficked, that are not enforced, that are straw purchased and they come into places even that have strong gun laws. Why? Because we don't have sensible gun legislation.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Inherited hatred (i.e. hatred your parents schooled you in) is not only stupid, it is destructive - why make your only driving force hate? Seems really f***ing dumb to me.
Plants are shaped by cultivation and men by education.
.. We are born weak, we need strength; we are born totally unprovided, we need aid; we are born stupid, we need judgment. Everything we do not have at our birth and which we need when we are grown is given us by education.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
God assumed from the beginning that the wise of the world would view Christians as fools...and He has not been disappointed....If I have brought any message today, it is this: Have the courage to have your wisdom regarded as stupidity. Be fools for Christ. And have the courage to suffer the contempt of the sophisticated world.
No one is born with hate in their heart.
Hate is something that has been taught. It is not an innate survival skill that we need; It is a form of stupidity that penetrates our minds and will eventually destroy us.
You can't fix stupid. There's not a pill you can take, or a class you can go to.
I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.
Ours may become the first civilization destroyed, not by the power of our enemies, but by the ignorance of our teachers and the dangerous nonsense they are teaching our children. In an age of artificial intelligence, they are creating artificial stupidity.
The biggest things in life have been achieved by people who, at the start, we would have judged crazy. And yet if they had not had these crazy ideas the world would have been more stupid.
The stupid neither forgive nor forget;
the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
The game of speculation is the most uniformly fascinating game in the world.
But it is not a game for the stupid, the mentally lazy, the person of inferior emotional balance, or the get-rich-quick adventurer. They will die poor.
I think there's a difference between ditzy and dumb.
Dumb is just not knowing. Ditzy is having the courage to ask!
In crowds it is stupidity and not mother wit that is accumulated.
It's really hard to maintain a one-on-one relationship if the other person is not going to allow me to be with other people.
Everybody has a secret world inside of them.
I mean everybody. All of the people in the whole world, I mean everybody — no matter how dull and boring they are on the outside. Inside them they've all got unimaginable, magnificent, wonderful, stupid, amazing worlds... Not just one world. Hundreds of them. Thousands, maybe.
Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity.
Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake; the grave will supply plenty of time for silence.
The talk you hear about adapting to change is not only stupid, it's dangerous.
The only way you can manage change is to create it.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.
When you give success to stupid people, it makes them more stupid sometimes and not more intelligent.
Yeah, well, I'm crazy, but I'm not stupid, hopefully.
And I think we're all a bit crazy if we do anything that's deviant. I've studied a great deal on deviance and aberrant behavior. Most of the interesting people I've ever met have been deviant in one form or another.
A gastronomer who is not an environmentalis t is just stupid.
Whereas an environmentalis t who is not a gastronomer is sad. It's possible to change the world even while preserving the concept of the right of pleasure.
Rationalism belongs to the cool observer.
But because of the stupidity of the average person, they follow not reason, but faith. This naïve faith, requires necessary illusions and emotionally potent oversimplifications, which are provided by the myth maker to keep the ordinary person on course.
He is not only dull himself, but the cause of dulness in others.
Christmas in the Underworld was NOT my idea.
If I'd known what was coming, I would've called in sick. I could've avoided an army of demons, a fight with a Titan, and a trick that almost got my friends and me cast into eternal darkness. But no, I had to take my stupid English exam.
People.. were poor not because they were stupid or lazy. They worked all day long, doing complex physical tasks. They were poor because the financial institution in the country did not help them widen their economic base.
I really can't deny it, I am who I am.
I'm pretty normal. I'm not that smooth type of girl. I run into things, I trip, I spill food. I say stupid things... I really don't have it all together.