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.
Filled with her love, may I be rather grown Mad with much heart than idiot with none.john donne
My character is self-important, poorly informed, well-intentioned, but an idiot… So we said, "Let's give him a promotion."stephen colbert
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.salvador dalí
What use was it to argue with a little idiot like this? Indeed, peasants never do argue; they use abuse.ouida
The artist, like the idiot or clown, sits on the edge of the world, and a push may send him over it.osbert sitwell
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
I try to buy stock in businesses that are so wonderful that an idiot can run them. Because sooner or later, one will.warren buffett
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
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
The idiot heard the sounds, but they had no meaning for him. He lived inside somewhere, apart, and the little link between word and significance hung broken.
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
Out, out, brief candle! Life 's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing .william shakespeare
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