Cognitive consonance is what writing in the Age of the idiot is all about. The key to success in the scribbling profession is to strike the right balance of mediocrity in writing and thinking, which invariably entails echoing one of two party lines, poorly.ilana mercer
The world's best swordsman doesn't fear the second best; he fears the worst swordsman, because he can't predict what the idiot will do.david weber
But he ( Galileo ) was not an idiot,... Only an idiot could believe that scientific truth needs martyrdom that may be necessary in religion, but scientific results prove themselves in time.david hilbert
To Generalize is to be an idiot. To Particularize is the Alone Distinction of Merit General Knowledges are those Knowledges that Idiots possess.
My cousin fancies you are an idiot. There you experience the consequence of scorning "book larning," as you would say. Have you noticed, Catherine, his frightful Yorkshire pronunciation?emily brontë
My character is self-important, poorly informed, well-intentioned, but an idiot… So we said, "Let's give him a promotion."stephen colbert
I think Joseph Beuys is the most missunderstood artist of the 20th century. He opened a door into art for any idiot and now they traipse around believing that they have to bestow their favour on this rubbish, although it has absolutely nothing to say.ralf metzenmacher
What use was it to argue with a little idiot like this? Indeed, peasants never do argue; they use abuse.ouida
Empathize with stupidity and you’re halfway to thinking like an idiot.iain banks
I'm a rodeo clown. It takes great skill. I say on the air all time, "if you take what I say as gospel, you're an idiot."glenn beck
Only a complete moral idiot can believe for an instant that we are fighting against the wretched of the earth. We are fighting, as I said before, against the scum of the earthchristopher hitchens
I have defined the 100 per cent American as 99 per cent an idiot.George Bernard Shaw
No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense an idiot .George Bernard Shaw
...golf appeals to the idiot in us, and the child. ... Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.john updike
All right! I confess, I confess. I confess to your being a bigger idiot than I thought.
Galileo was no idiot. Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom that may be necessary in religion , but in time a scientific result will establish itself.
Anyone who has declared someone else to be an idiot, a bad apple, is annoyed when it turns out in the end that he isn't.friedrich nietzsche
Ramon! Don't let him fall on the floor, you idiot! Don't let him swallow his t
Kill him, he's the one! (Kirk: Not me, you idiot. Him!!) NOOOOOOO!!!
What idiot left the gate open!!??!!
Minions have been on this planet far longer than we have. They go by many names. Dave, Carl, Paul, Mike. Oh, that one is Norbert. He's an idiot.Narrator