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
Revolutionary Very Stupid quotations
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
Love the earth and sun and animals, Despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, Stand up for the stupid and crazy, Devote your income and labor to others... And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind or brain-damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married).
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.
I'd played dumbasses a lot. On Mad About You, I played a very dumb waitress and they saw me.
It's insulting when outsiders come in and tell a traumatized people what it will take for them to heal... People who have lived through a terrible conflict may be hungry and desperate, but they are not stupid. They often have very good ideas about how peace can evolve, and they need to be asked. That includes women. Most especially women.
I never make stupid mistakes. Only very, very clever ones.
Worrying is stupid. It is like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.
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.
With fame I become more and more stupid, which of course is a very common phenomenon.
I am a candid interview and I have a dark and dry sense of humor - a very Canadian sense of humor and I am only learning now stupidly that you can't read tongue. When I say something funny in a newspaper and I meant it to be funny, it doesn't read that way.
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
And I have one of those very loud, stupid laughs.
I mean if I ever sat behind myself in a movie or something, I'd probably lean over and tell myself to please shut up.
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously.
If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.
I'm such an incredibly, stupidly sensitive person that everything that happens to me, I experience it really intensely. I feel everything very deeply. And when you feel things deeply and you think about things a lot and you think about how you feel, you learn a lot about yourself. And when you know yourself, you know life.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
As a girl, I am this stupid, emotional, very loyal, sort of believe-in-values-and-principals sort of girl.
The beauty of me is that I'm very rich.
I will cross that bridge when it comes.
I am not stupid. I am a very bright guy. I know that in the fighting game, you get people who get brain damage and do themselves long-term harm. I am into it in a big way, and I am good at it, and I am going to get very, very rich and then I will get out and we will see what comes after that.
Don't let little stupid things break your happiness
Those who understood, in fact, say: 'I mustn't do this, I mustn't do that,' so as not to commit some stupidity or other! Splendid! But at a certain point we realize that all life is stupidity; so tell me yourself what it means never to have done anything foolish. At the very least it means you have never lived.
One of the most important reasons for studying history is that virtually every stupid idea that is in vogue today has been tried before and proved disastrous before, time and again.
I am proud of being a Southerner. I wasn't about to let Southerners on my show be stupid or aw-shuckses who just sit on the front porch and spit in the yard. I wasn't about to do that, and I made that very clear from the start. I was kind of the gate-keeper on that stuff.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
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.
Here's something else to think about: calling when you say you're going to is the very first brick in the house you are building of love and trust. If he can't lay this one stupid brick down, you ain't never gonna have a house baby, and it's cold outside.
I was very against pink and purple when I was young, because they were girls' colors. But that was only because I didn't want people to write me off for what I can do. When I got into my 20s, I decided that was stupid.
Don’t do something permanently stupid just because you are temporarily upset
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.
In the creative process, my ego has always been a huge tyrant .
.. a dictator and kind of rude and very misleading, because sometimes when I'm doing something, I say, "This is great! This is fantastic! Very genius!" And 20 minutes later, I feel like a dead jellyfish. "You are a stupid a**hole. This is a piece of sh*t. Nobody will care about it."
I've never really wanted to go to Japan, simply because I don't like eating fish and I know that's very popular out there in Africa.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has it limits.
When a thing is said to be not worth refuting you may be sure that either it is flagrantly stupid -- in which case all comment is superfluous -- or it is something formidable, the very crux of the problem.
When a thing is said to be not worth refuting you may be sure that either it is flagrantly stupid - in which case all comment is superfluous - or it is something formidable, the very crux of the problem.
One must be very strong, or very stupid, or completely exhausted to face life with indifference.
Anyone can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in their error.
The only saving grace of the present is that it's too damned stupid to question the past very closely.
Are you always this stupid or are you making a special effort today?
If you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very low crime rate.
The trouble with the world is the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
I can't live where I want to, I can't go where I want to go, I can't do what I want to, I can't even say what I want to. I decided I was a very stupid fool not to at least paint as I wanted to.
You've got to be frugal. If you want to make one peso and you spent two, you'll never make it. You must be very stupid if you don't know what you should save on.
Any politician or scientist who tells you these [GMO] products are safe is either very stupid or lying.
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.
Dimitri: "Were you really going to attack all of us? Doing that.
..protecting her like that - it was very brave. Stupid, but still brave. Why did you even try it?" Rose: "Because I'm her guardian."