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
Unfortunately, computers are?stupid.Unlike human beings, computers possess the truly profound stupidity of the inanimate.Bruce Sterling
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
If one has no courage to denounce, if one bows to madness and stupidity, how can one ever hope to cope with the other wrongs of humanity exploited in the same fashion by Communists?madame ngo dinh nhu
Fixed fortifications are a monument to the stupidity of man.george s. patton
Ignorance is not stupidity, but it might as well be.lois mcmaster bujold
With stupidity and sound digestion man may front much.thomas carlyle
It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness that mankind moves so slowly; it is because individuals have a capacity for better things that it moves at all.george gissing
Since we proposed punctuated equilibria to explain trends, it is infuriating to be quoted again and again by creationists whether through design or stupidity, I do not know as admitting that the fossil record includes no transitional forms. Transitional forms are generally lacking at the species level, but they are abundant between larger groups.stephen jay gould
It is so hard for an evolutionary biologist to write about extinction caused by human stupidity. […] Let me then float an unconventional plea, the inverse of the usual argument. […] The extinction of Partula is unfair to Partula . That is the conventional argument, and I do not challenge its primacy. But we need a humanistic ecology as well, both for the practical reason that people will always touch people more than snails do or can, and for the moral reason that humans are legitimately the measure of all ethical questions for these are our issues, not nature's.stephen jay gould
There was an attraction at first that Mr Baldwin should not be clever. But when he forever sentimentalises about his own stupidity , the charm is broken.john maynard keynes
It seems to me certain that more people are killed out of righteous stupidity than out of wickedness.karl popper
He (John Major) has the mulishness of a weak man with stupidity.norman tebbit
“I am more inclined to punish Hurtiancz for his crassness,” said Ildefonse. “But now he simulates a swinish stupidity to escape my anger.” “Absolute falsity!” roared Hurtiancz. “I simulate nothing!” Ildefonse shrugged. “For all his deficiencies as polemicist and magician, Hurtiancz at least is candid.”jack vance
More computing sins are committed in the name of efficiency (without necessarily achieving it) than for any other single reason - including blind stupidity.
Fervid readiness to judge is the most detestable stupidity, the most pernicious evil.Milan Kundera
For what is there more hideous than avarice, more brutal than lust, more contemptible than cowardice, more base than stupidity and folly?
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its stupidity.dwight Eisenhower
Weapons-Grade stupidity: Tech-support slang for customer intelligence that is so low it poses a severe hazard to those who come in contact with it.
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