145 Stupid Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of stupid quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about don't be stupid.

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The Most Famous Stupid Quotes (Best in 2024)

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If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions? — Scott Adams

Make yourself look really stupid so you don't feel bad doing something a little stupid. — Mark Hoppus

Stupidity is something unshakable; nothing attacks it without breaking itself against it; it is of the nature of granite, hard and resistant. — Gustave Flaubert

Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative. — John Stuart Mill

Human beings can always be relied upon to exert, with vigor, their God-given right to be stupid. — Dean Koontz

Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever. — Aristophanes

A stupid man behaves stupidly, not because he wants to, or tries to, or is motivated to, but simply because he is what he is. — Abraham Maslow

There are no dumb questions?only dumb answers. — Marshall Loeb

To the intelligent man or woman, life appears infinitely mysterious. But the stupid have an answer for every question. — Edward Abbey

Because they're stupid, that's why. That's why everybody does everything. — Homer

Short Stupid Quotes

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  • The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. — Albert Einstein
  • Any fool can know. The point is to understand. — Albert Einstein
  • Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. — George Carlin
  • Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. — Albert Einstein
  • If more government is the answer, then it was a really stupid question. — Ronald Reagan
  • Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. — Albert Einstein
  • Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear and greed. — Albert Einstein
  • It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • I couldn't repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder. — Steven Wright
  • Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid. — John Wayne

Top 10 Stupid Quotes

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The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. — Albert Einstein

Any fool can know. The point is to understand. — Albert Einstein

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Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. — George Carlin

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. — Albert Einstein

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience. — Mark Twain

If more government is the answer, then it was a really stupid question. — Ronald Reagan

When I was 17, my father was so stupid, I didn't want to be seen with him in public. When I was 24, I was amazed at how much the old man had learned in just 7 years. — Mark Twain

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. — Albert Einstein

Guess what this liberal would be all about? This liberal will be about socializing...uh, um...Would be about, basically, taking over, and the government running all of your companies. — Maxine Waters

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein

Stupid Image Quotes

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Stupid quote by George Carlin

Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. — George Carlin

Stupid quote by John Wayne

Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid. — John Wayne

Stupid quote The problem with the world is that the intelligent people ar
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
Stupid quote by George Carlin

In America, anyone can become president. That's the problem. — George Carlin

Stupid quote by Victor Hugo

An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise. — Victor Hugo

Stupid quote by Bertrand Russell

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education. — Bertrand Russell

Stupid quote When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. 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.
Stupid quote by Isaac Asimov

When stupidity is considered patriotism, it is unsafe to be intelligent. — Isaac Asimov

Stupid quote by Robert A. Heinlein

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity. — Robert A. Heinlein

Stupid quote by Jonathan Gruber

The typical American voter is so stupid, his dog teaches him tricks. — Jonathan Gruber

Stupid quote Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere igno
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Stupid quote by ASAP Rocky

Purple lipstick? Naw, that looks stupid on all girls! — ASAP Rocky

Stupid quote by Harlan Ellison

The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity. — Harlan Ellison

Stupid quote by Evan Esar

The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last. — Evan Esar

Stupid quote Worrying is stupid. It is like walking around with an umbrel
Worrying is stupid. It is like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.
Stupid quote by Jonathan Gruber

The stupidity of the American voter is exceeded only by its slovenliness. — Jonathan Gruber

Stupid quote by Hedy Lamarr

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid. — Hedy Lamarr

Stupid quote by Goldie Hawn

Ditzy dumb blonde? I can be ditzy. I can be. — Goldie Hawn

Stupid quote It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can affor
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Stupid quote by John Wayne

Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid. — John Wayne

Stupid quote by Gustave Le Bon

In crowds it is stupidity and not mother wit that is accumulated. — Gustave Le Bon

Stupid quote by Edith Sitwell

I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. — Edith Sitwell

Stupid quote The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius h
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has it limits.
Stupid quote by Frank Leahy

Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity. — Frank Leahy

Stupid quote by Dan Quayle

The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. — Dan Quayle

Stupid quote by Justin Bieber

Anne was a great girl. Hopefully she would have been a belieber. — Justin Bieber

Stupid quote Don’t do something permanently stupid just because you are temporarily upset
Don’t do something permanently stupid just because you are temporarily upset

I'm Not Stupid Quotes

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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. — Anton Szandor LaVey

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. — Katie Holmes

Maybe I'm stupid or whatever, but to me if I got a concussion, if I could see straight and I could carry a football then I'm not telling anybody. — Ricky Williams

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Don't waste my time- I'm not stupid, and I'm not gullible. — Laura Schlessinger

I make mistakes. I say stupid things. I do idiotic things. And, quite frankly, I'm proud of them. Why not make mistakes? — Mika

I'm a feminist. I've been a female for a long time now. It'd be stupid not to be on my own side. — Maya Angelou

Stupid quote Don't let little stupid things break your happiness
Don't let little stupid things break your happiness

I'm crazy, but I'm not stupid. — Jackie Chan

I'm not stupid. I can tell what's what. — Nick Diaz

I never comment on referees and I'm not going to break the habit of a lifetime for that prat. — Ron Atkinson

If I wanted you to get a job, I would ask you to get a job. I'm also not stupid. I'm not going to overwork myself. If I have to chase the money, then I can't do this no more. That's not what I signed up for. I didn't sign up to tire myself out. — Fetty Wap

Don't Be Stupid Quotes

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Anybody can be charming if they don't mind faking it, saying all the stupid, obvious, nauseating things that a conscience keeps most people from saying. Happily, I don't have a conscience. I say them. — Jeff Lindsay

If you say that getting the money is the most important thing, you'll spend your life completely wasting your time. You'll be doing things you don't like doing in order to go on living, that is to go on doing thing you don't like doing, which is stupid. — Alan Watts

I'm the one guy who says don't force the stupid people to be quiet - I want to know who the morons are. — Mark Cuban

Stupid quote Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better i
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

What if it lines up like it did in the Trojan War ... Athena versus Poseidon?" "I don't know. But I just know that I'll be fighting next to you." "Why?" "Because you're my friend, Seaweed Brain. Any more stupid questions? — Rick Riordan

When you invest into a ‘selling to a bigger fool’ venture, you might be the biggest fool, and just don’t know it yet. — Thomas Phelps

From what I have observed, when the anesthesia of love wears off, there is always the pain of consequences. You don't have to be stupid to marry the wrong man. — Amy Tan

Stupid quote Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climd a tree, i
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climd a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt. — Chuck Nevitt

I like giving people something they don't want to miss the next time. It's a show with little twists and turns and curves. It has me being silly and stupid and compassionate and completely deep. — John Mayer

People think I'm being stupid or false humble. It's not. I don't think I always fit in. Maybe it's a complex you get as someone who has always been fighting on the outside. — Jeremy Scott

We don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud. — Condoleezza Rice

You're So Stupid Quotes

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It as if you took a lot of very good food and some dog excrement and blended it all up so that you can't possibly figure out what's good or bad. It's an intimate mixture of rubbish and good ideas, and it's very hard to disentangle the two, because these are smart people; they're not stupid. — Douglas Hofstadter

I drop styles on ears...the public bite 'em. Not many went to school, so the dummies wouldn't write 'em. They say, "Yo Keith! You're Kool, you usin' big words!" I went to college, I'm even more stupid, herb. — Kool Keith

You know when something feels so good but you're afraid to feel good about it? So you kinda hold back? Everyone says, Congratulations, you must be so happy. And you say something stupid like, I'm just doing what little I can with what little I have. — Vin Diesel

Stupid quote Anyone can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in their error.
Anyone can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in their error.

Stupid cupid you're a real mean guy, I'd like to pick your wings so you can't fly, I am in love and it's a crying shame, and I know that you're the one to blame, hey, hey set me free, stupid cupid, stop picking on me. — Mandy Moore

Why can men no longer be best friends? This is so stupid. Today if you show two guys being best friends they end up giving out an image that they’re gay. But guys don’t always need to be drinking beer, fighting in pubs or pulling women by the hair. They may have a deep affection. — Sayings

On a day when you're not feeling so good, you put on a happy face, it's infectious - these things sound kind of corny and stupid, but this is our life. — Tom Selleck

People call me stupid for treating you like a queen, but I dont even worry `cause you`re my unforeseen.And I hope that you`ll be with me, if only in my dreams. But here you are next to me and you`re glad, or so it seems. — Alexander Rybak

But in any case, I did poorly on the tests and so, in the first three years of school, I had teachers who thought I was stupid and when people think you're stupid, they have low expectations for you. — Robert Sternberg

There's almost no way of doing importing honestly, because if you do you're at such a disadvantage competitively. So people spend huge amounts of effort getting around stupid laws and not paying taxes. — Esther Dyson

Jack: Rose! You're so stupid. Why did you do that, huh? You're so stupid, Rose. Why did you do that? Why? Rose: You jump, I jump, right? Jack: Right. Rose: Oh God! I couldn't go. I couldn't go, Jack. Jack: It's all right. We'll think of something. Rose: At least I'm with you. — James Cameron

Not Stupid Quotes

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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. — Maxine Waters

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. — Bertrand Russell

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. — George Carlin

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. — Sheila Jackson Lee

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Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education. — Bertrand Russell

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. — Lemmy Kilmister

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. — Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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. — Frank Iero

You can't fix stupid. There's not a pill you can take, or a class you can go to. — Ron White

I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it. — Dame Edith Sitwell

Stupid Questions Quotes

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Whoever said there's no such thing as a stupid question never looked carefully at a standardized test. — Alfie Kohn

I do know dumb-ass questions when I see dumb-ass questions. — Orrin Hatch

Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning? — George W. Bush

The questioning is a stupid formality aimed exclusively at preventing us from speaking at the demonstration. — Alexei Navalny

I've given up asking questions. l merely float on a tsunami of acceptance of anything life throws at me ... and marvel stupidly. — Terry Gilliam

If I play a stupid girl and ask a stupid question, I've got to follow it through. What am I supposed to do, look intelligent? — Marilyn Monroe

Questions are infinitely superior to answers. — Dan Sullivan

The mind of America is seized by a fatal dry rot - and it's only a question of time before all that the mind controls will run amuck in a frenzy of stupid, impotent fear. — Hunter S. Thompson

As we get older, a lot of societies, education systems and workplaces make us feel that playing is a waste of time. We end up suppressing stupidly brilliant questions for what we think are more serious responsibilities. — Jessica Walsh

The only way we can determine the true age of the earth is for God to tell us what it is. And since He has told us, very plainly, in the Holy Scriptures that it is several thousand years in age, and no more, that ought to settle all basic questions of terrestrial chronology. — Henry M. Morris

Stupid Mistake Quotes

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We may have made one of the biggest and most stupid collective mistakes in history by getting so worried about global warming. — Nigel Farage

I remember, when I was a young guy in the SEAL teams, I was very afraid of making mistakes and looking stupid or doing dumb things and getting a bad reputation. — Jocko Willink

I never make stupid mistakes. Only very, very clever ones. — Unknown

Of course, everybody makes mistakes, and we've all been young and stupid. But people need to have a sense of respect, particularly in this business, because hundreds of people are ready to take your place at any time. Maybe some people should think about that. — Sophia Bush

I'm an incredibly lucky girl. For someone who has made some very foolish mistakes and had some tough lessons to learn very quickly, I am still incredibly lucky. — Monica Lewinsky

That's an animal fable about humility. If you survive your mistake, you must learn from it. Accept that you're fragile, vulnerable, and sometimes stupid. Realize that you're not immortal and you've got to take care of yourself. And then laugh it off and fly away. — Marc Maron

I like people admitting they were complete stupid horses' asses. I know I'll perform better if I rub my nose in my mistakes. This is a wonderful trick to learn. — Charlie Munger

I can't accept "our nervous age," since mankind has been nervous during every age. Whoever fears nervousness should turn into a sturgeon or smelt; if a sturgeon makes a stupid mistake, it can only be one: to end up on a hook, and then in a pan in a pastry shell. — Anton Chekhov

One of the reasons why my album is called 'Forget the World' is because when you listen to the world, you make stupid mistakes. — Afrojack

It was a very stupid mistake to think you could deal with heresy by burning heretics. It's the very same mistake that modernist Catholics are making today in reverse. They think you can love heretics by loving heresies. — Peter Kreeft

Stupid Decision Quotes

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It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong. — Thomas Sowell

I wish I could turn back time, but I can't. I made a stupid decision because I thought I was invincible, and I'll pay for it the rest of my life. — Simone Elkeles

I made stupid decisions as a kid, or as a young adult, but I'm trying to be now, I'm trying to take this lemon and make lemonade. — Kevin Mitnick

[S]ome people are self-starters, and some people are born lazy. Some people are born victims. Some people are just born to be slaves. Some people are born to put up with somebody else making every decision for them. — Rush Limbaugh

There are many qualities of a great leader. Passion is one, empathy is another, listening is another, decisiveness is another. I think a great leader makes people feel comfortable, so that they feel that they're allowed to be stupid, they're not afraid to give their opinions. — Sherry Lansing

I made the decision to keep putting one foot in front of the other, and looking back that was a really stupid decision — Gordy Ainsleigh

When there aren't any smart decisions, I suppose you just have to pick the stupid decision you like best. — Orson Scott Card

Success had gone to my head and I made stupid decisions. — Juhi Chawla

Once the decision has been made, close your ear even to the best counter argument: sign of a strong character. Thus an occasional will to stupidity. — Friedrich Nietzsche

I was under medication when I made the decision to burn the tapes. — Richard M. Nixon

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More Stupid Quotes

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Stupid quote by George Carlin

If it requires a uniform, it's a worthless endeavor. — George Carlin

Stupid quote by J. K. Rowling

Let my girls be Hermiones, rather than Pansy Parkinsons. — J. K. Rowling

Stupid quote by Kurt Cobain

Humans are stupid. I'm ashamed to be human. — Kurt Cobain

Stupid quote by Marilyn Monroe

Fear is stupid. So are regrets. — Marilyn Monroe

Stupid quote by Mac Miller

I be goofy, kinda funny. Acting stupid but they love me. — Mac Miller

Stupid quote by Charles Barkley

I don't care what people think. people are stupid. — Charles Barkley

Stupid quote by Shawn Michaels

I WAS YOUNG!! I WAS STUPID.. YOU TOLD ME GIRLS BOUGHT THAT MAGAZINE!! — Shawn Michaels

Stupid quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stupid quote by Baron de Montesquieu

Solemnity is the shield of idiots — Baron de Montesquieu

Stupid quote by Frank Zappa

Stupidity has a certain charm - ignorance does not. — Frank Zappa

Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage. Call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically, that was really, really critical for the thing to pass. — Jonathan Gruber

The first step in a fascist movement is the combination under an energetic leader of a number of men who possess more than the average share of leisure, brutality, and stupidity. The next step is to fascinate fools and muzzle the intelligent, by emotional excitement on the one hand and terrorism on the other. — Bertrand Russell

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