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1. "I get bitter, angry and disbelieving and I tell my kids there a lot of idiots out there. I also want them to know that being successful is not the real world - that their parents get treated better because they're on TV."
Author: Al Roker
2. "He must be an idiot to feel this way, but there's nothing he can do. He doesn't even know if he can manage to speak."
Author: Alice Hoffman
3. "I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think."
Author: Anne Sullivan
4. "I may be an idiot," he said gravely, "but I would never eat a hamburger cooked by a clown."
Author: Anthony Marra
5. "Penny, how can you behave like a total idiot?"Anne giggled, "I have no pride when it comes to winning back people I love."
Author: Anya Wylde
6. "Hacía ya mucho tiempo que me vanagloriaba de poseer todos los paisajes posibles, y que se me antojaban irrisorias todas las celebridades de la pintura y de la poesía moderna.Me gustaban las pinturas idiotas: adornos de puertas, decorados, telones de saltimbancos, emblemas, estampas populares; la literatura pasada de moda: latín de iglesia, libros eróticos ignorantes de la ortografía, novelas de nuestras abuelas, cuentos de hadas, libritos infantiles, viejas óperas, estribillos bobos, ritmos ingenuos.Soñaba con cruzadas, viajes de exploración cuya crónica no nos ha llegado, repúblicas sin historia, guerras de religión sofocadas, revoluciones de costumbres, desplazamientos de razas y continentes: creía en todos los encantamientos."
Author: Arthur Rimbaud
7. "Hence, in all countries the chief occupation of society is card-playing, and it is the gauge of its value, and an outward sign that it is bankrupt in thought. Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!"
Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
8. "A girl on the cheer squad had once asked Gabriel if having a twin was like looking in a mirror all the time. He'd asked her if being a cheerleader was like being an idiot all of the time - but really, it was a good question."
Author: Brigid Kemmerer
9. "To generalize is to be an idiot," said Blake. Perhaps he went too far. But to generalize is to be a finite mind. Generalities are the lenses with which our intellects have to manage."
Author: C.S. Lewis
10. "The idiot child they've placed on the throne does not impress with his acumen."
Author: Charles Stross
11. "You arrogant, selfish, egotistical, medieval, despotic, swollen-headed, dumb, idiot penis owner!"
Author: Christine Warren
12. "Oh, and let's not forget that there seems to be a gang of idiotic, fallen angels after me. Honestly, they could all kiss my ass."
Author: Christine Zolendz
13. "To make a mistake is only human; to persist in a mistake is idiotic."
Author: Cicero
14. ""Faith is what's wrong with the world, Aidan. Or don't you follow the news?" "That's not faith," he says. "That's the complete lack of it. If any one of those mass-genocidal idiots had faith, they wouldn't have the insane need to prove it to others.""
Author: Cyma Rizwaan Khan
15. "But if I hadn't shoved you off the boat back there,you'd be lost at sea now,wouldn't you? We'd all be lost! So thanks to me you're all standing on land."(Pirates, its a good thing they're idiots)"
Author: Dave Barry
16. "I'm a one-man idiot."
Author: Eddie Izzard
17. "Usted puede ser tan pesimista, o en su defecto tan existencialista como quiera. Sin embargo también se ha enamorado. Cómo cualquier idiota."
Author: Emil Cioran
18. "At the same moment, Kate and I drop our beverages and make a mad dash for the door. In the lobby, she pushes the elevator button furiously while I head for the stairs. Genius that I am, I figure I can take them three at a time. I'm almost six-feet—long legs. The only problem with this, of course, is that my office is on the fortieth floor.Idiot."
Author: Emma Chase
19. "See, mida sa kätte ei saa, paistab alati paremini kui see, mis käes on. Selles seisnebki inimese elu romantika ning idiotism."
Author: Erich Maria Remarque
20. "Os maiores idiotas são por vezes mais espertos do que os homens que deles se riem"
Author: George R.R. Martin
21. "I like idiotic comedies."
Author: James Gandolfini
22. "Arm there," she said. "Other arm, idiot. Now hand there...okay, ready? We're going to start with your left foot. On three. One. Two... What the devil is he doing here?"
Author: John Flanagan
23. "As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."
Author: John Lennon
24. "Puck : "I found that oddly therapeutic, how about you?"Ash: "idiot.."
Author: Julie Kagawa
25. "She gave me the jabs and said I was covered for every worst-case scenario, including being bitten by a dirty chimp. I told her this is why we have over-population problems. Why are idiots who annoy dirty chimps being protected?"
Author: Karl Pilkington
26. "Any idiot can get laid when they're famous. That's easy. It's getting laid when you're not famous that takes some talent."
Author: Kevin Bacon
27. "You can't get any movement larger than five people without including at least one flippin idiot."
Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
28. "Love is so complicated. I'm glad I don't suffer from it and hope I never do. It's amazing how smart, strong people turn into frail, frightened idiots once their hearts are involved."
Author: Laurann Dohner
29. "My boyfriend's an idiot," I say as soon as he lurches away."A cute idiot," Ally corrects me."That's like saying 'a cute mutant.' Doesn't exist."
Author: Lauren Oliver
30. "Vasily laughed. "I can't decide if you're a fearmonger or a coward.""And I can't decide if you're an idiot or an idiot."
Author: Leigh Bardugo
31. "It's idiotic, it's crazy. If you die and then you're just nothing, there isn't any point to anything. Why do we live at all if we die and stop being? Father wasn't ready to be stopped. No one's ready to be stopped. We don't have *time* to be ready to be stopped. It's all crazy. . . . Look at my glasses. I can't even see that there are any stars in the sky without them, but it's not the glasses that are doing the seeing, it's me, Madeleine. I don't think Father's eyes are seeing now, but *he* is. And maybe his brain isn't thinking, but a brain's just something to think through, the way my glasses are something to see through."
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
32. "And yet, my dear Charles Swann, whom I used to know when I was still so young and you were nearing your grave, it is because he whom you must have regarded as a young idiot has made you the hero of one of his novels that people are beginning to speak of you again and that your name will perhaps live."
Author: Marcel Proust
33. "The idea that they were going to have to-eventually-go someplace that was even hotter than this was now was worrying Harrier, but there wasn't much he could do about it at the moment. He couldn't imagine why anybody would want to live here if they had a choice. Sometimes, he thought, people were idiots."
Author: Mercedes Lackey
34. "People are idiots, Choo. Always remmber that: people are faithless, backstabbing, weak, creepy, stupid, lazy idiots."
Author: Michael Grant
35. "You only get one life so you might as well make it a happy one, and that's why I tend to just jump into things. I'm sort of a fearless idiot that way."
Author: Nia Vardalos
36. "The other four houses yielded jewelry, wallets, credit cards, laptops, iPads and Kindles, even a couple of expensive looking vases...."You didn't do anything stupid like writing IOUs and signing your name, did you?""That's an excellent idea," said Danny. He stepped back through the gate, waited for a count of five, and then returned to Eric. Now Eric was standing, and when he saw Danny he visibly sagged with relief. "What kind of moron are you?""The fun-loving kind," said Danny. "I'm not an idiot, of course I didn't sign my name to IOUs.""Good.""I signed yours."
Author: Orson Scott Card
37. "You are not my high school crush, idiot.""Great. I can die happy, then."
Author: Rachel Caine
38. "Even though I couldn't see it, I had a feeling Archer was raising an eyebrow at me. "Who are you supposed to be?" he asked in a low voice.I took deep breaths and tried to keep my face as impassive as possible. If anyone glanced over here, they had to think I was just talking to a waiter, not facing down an Eye in their midst. "Hecate," I said, plucking one of the glasses off his tray. "What are you doing here?"He shrugged, managing somehow to look elegant even in his waiter's uniform. "Who doesn't love a party? Plus, I thought there might be a chance you'd wear that blue dress again."My fingers tightened so hard on the crystal goblet that I'm surprised I didn't snap the stem. "You are a crazy person," I said, struggling to keep my voice calm. "Or an idiot. Or a crazy idiot person. Why aren't you at least glamoured or something?"
Author: Rachel Hawkins
39. "I am not an idiot. I know the dangers in what I am about to do, but it is the only way I can live with myself." –Joseph Dahr."
Author: Ray Anyasi
40. "And the whole time, people kept refilling my cup. Determined not to look like an idiot again, I kept drinking until I could finally take the vodka down without coughing or spitting. I stood, finding it much harder to do than I'd expected. The world wobbled, and my stomach wasn't very happy with me. Someone caught a hold of my arm and steadied me. "Easy," said Sydney. "Don't push it." Slowly, carefully, she led me toward the house. "God," I moaned. "Do they use that stuff as rocket fuel?" "No one made you keep drinking it." "Hey, don't get preachy. Besides, I had to be polite." "Sure," she said."
Author: Richelle Mead
41. "Before I could figure out how to apologize for being such an idiot, she tackled me with a hug, then pulled away just as quickly. "I'm glad you're not a guinea pig.""Me, too." I hoped my face wasn't as red as it felt."
Author: Rick Riordan
42. "Listen to me, you little idiot," Sin hissed, leaning forward until his nose nearly touched hers. "You and your friends nearly got me killed, and someone else is in danger because of you oblivious, drug addicted morons bringing us to the attention of a bunch of fanatic psychopaths. So tell me what you know or I will rip your fucking jugular open with my teeth.""There's my boy," Emilio said proudly, grinning."Shut the fuck up," Sin didn't even look at the other man."
Author: Santino Hassell
43. "So this is the "smug idiot thinks he's funny" face, Kami observed. Not to be confused with other "smug idiot" variants."
Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
44. "Misery loves another idiot with a jukebox where his soul should be."
Author: Steve Almond
45. "Tourist, Rincewind decided, meant ‘idiot."
Author: Terry Pratchett
46. "That was the simple objective, being airborne, up longer, up higher, more casually & with more fuck off elegance than anyone else in the world. I never understood the rules or the science of it but I recognized the single-mindedness it took to match risk with nerve come what may. Some endeavours require a kind of egotism, a near autistic narrowness. Everything conspires against you – the habits of physics, the impulse to flee - & you're weighed down by every dollop of commonsense dished up. Everyone will tell you your goal is impossible, pointless, stupid, wasteful so you hang tough. You back yourself & only yourself. This idiot resolve is all you have."
Author: Tim Winton
47. "When things don't go well, it helps to think of yourself as a genius and the rest of the world as a bunch of idiots."
Author: Tom Perrotta
48. "Did I hear God call me an idiot?"
Author: Wm. Paul Young
49. "Always remember... Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour
50. "Words are useless without action. Stop fantasizing and just DO it. Be a "game changer" or get played like an idiot."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour

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But then with me the horrid doubt always arises whether the convictions of man's mind, which has been developed from the mind of the lower animals, are of any value or at all trustworthy. Would any one trust in the convictions of a monkey's mind, if there are any convictions in such a mind?"
Author: Charles Darwin

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