As a rule, all heroism is due to a lack of reflection, and thus it is necessary to maintain a mass of imbeciles. If they once understand themselves the ruling men will be lost.
The controversy between rule of law and rule of men was never relevant to women because, along with juveniles, imbeciles, and other classes of legal nonpersons, they had no access to law except through men.freda adler
Composers aren't daring enough. They're afraid of that sacred idol called "common sense", which is the most dreadful thing I know after all, it's no more than a religion founded to excuse the ubiquity of imbeciles!claude debussy
The worst that can happen under monarchy is rule by a single imbecile, but democracy often means the rule by an assembly of three or four hundred imbeciles.robert anton wilson