Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
There is no force more potent in the modern world than stupidity fueled by greed.edward abbey
There was something about such reflex stupidity that never failed to irritate him.gregory benford
Suspending moral judgment is not the immorality of the novel; it is its morality. The morality that stands against the ineradicable human habit of judging instantly, ceaselessly, and everyone; of judging before, and in the absence of, understanding. From the viewpoint of the novel’s wisdom, that fervid readiness to judge is the most detestable stupidity, the most pernicious evil.Milan Kundera
stupidity is an attempt to iron out all differences, and not to use or value them creatively.bill mollison
I believe that the BBC, in spite of the stupidity of its foreign propaganda and the unbearable voices of its announcers, is very truthful. It isgenerally regarded here as more reliable than the press.
Mitt der Dummheit k a« mpfen G o« tter selbst vergebens. Even the gods themselves struggle in vain against stupidity.Elsa Schiaparelli
For what is there more hideous than avarice, more brutal than lust, more contemptible than cowardice, more base than stupidity and folly?cicero
Nobody, I believe, will deny, that we are to form our judgment of the true nature of the human mind, not from sloth and stupidity of the most degenerate and vilest of men, but from the sentiments and fervent desires of the best and wisest of the species.robert leighton
Is it still "artificial intelligence" when the task is to model human stupidity, or would only preventing its devastating consequences get an "AI" rating?erik naggum
Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.frank zappa
The real question of government versus private enterprise is argued on too philosophical and abstract a basis. Theoretically, planning may be good . But nobody has ever figured out the cause of government stupidity and until they do (and find the cure), all ideal plans will fall into quicksand.richard feynman
I doubt you can understand the magnitude of the stupidity in your statement.robert jordan
I recalled when I worked in the woods and the bars of Madras, Oregon. That short-haired joy and roughness America your stupidity. I could almost love you again.gary snyder
It's stupidity. It's worse than stupidity: it's a marketing hype campaign.richard m. stallman
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.Robert J. Hanlon
At least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice, and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity, idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religious or political idols.aldous huxley
There comes a day when, for someone who has persecuted us, we feel only indifference, a weariness at his stupidity . Then we forgive him.cesare pavese
Incivility is not a Vice of the Soul, but the effect of several Vices; of Vanity, Ignorance of Duty, Laziness, stupidity, Distraction, Contempt of others, and Jealousy.
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