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1. "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
Author: Albert Einstein
2. "I have little tolerance for noise and stupidity."
Author: Andrew J. Robinson
3. "People link the heart to stupidity. They say the heart wants what it wants; it is foolish and driven. They play the victim and blame their emotions for every pain they suffer. The truth is that we own our body.. Therefore we own our heart and it will feel whatever we attract to it. Be certain that the heart you call stupid has greater sense of intuition than brilliant minds combined. It aches, dreams, hates, loves independently; while the rest of your body awaits signals from the brain to function. The heart is the lighthouse that guides all our senses and it is the essence of our humanity. That is why when they say "follow your heart" it is never easy; because by doing so you've made a choice to follow a natural unexplainable genius that is beyond your comprehension."
Author: Asrarabdulghani
4. "Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives."
Author: Ayn Rand
5. "In all things in this life, we are told "It's okay if you don't make it the first time!", "It's fine if you don't get it right the first time, just try again and again!" We are told this in learning how to ride a bike, in learning how to bake a cake, in solving our math everything. Except marriage. Why are we all expected to get such an enormous and weighty thing right, the very first time, and if we don't we're considered as failures? I beg to differ! This is a stupidity!"
Author: C. JoyBell C.
6. "This cures everything except stupidity, which is an epidemic on the rise."
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
7. "Time does to the body what stupidity does to the soul"
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
8. "Your stupidity is appalling!""Most stupidity is!"
Author: Charles M. Schulz
9. "He thought of firing a shot into the lock for the sheer cinematic stupidity of the gesture."
Author: Don DeLillo
10. "The signs accumulated. But I did not respond. I would not wake up. We will not wake up. This terrifying sleep of denial. Is it an underlying belief that we as a human species are not worth it? Do we secretly feel we have lost our right to be here in all our selfishness and stupidity, our cruelty and greed?"
Author: Eve Ensler
11. "Ah, what a morning this is, awakening me to life's stupidity. [98 - Zenith trans.]"
Author: Fernando Pessoa
12. "Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity."
Author: Frank Leahy
13. "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."
Author: Frank Zappa
14. "Remorse.-- Never yield to remorse, but at once tell yourself: remorse would simply mean adding to the first act of stupidity a second."
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
15. "Virtue is under certain circumstances merely an honorable form of stupidity: who could be ill-disposed toward it on that account? And this kind of virtue has not been outlived even today. A kind of sturdy peasant simplicity, which, however, is possible in all classes and can be encountered only with respect and a smile, believes even today that everything is in good hands, namely in the "hands of God"; and when it maintains this proportion with the same modest certainty as it would that two and two make four, we others certainly refrain from contradicting. Why disturb THIS pure foolishness? Why darken it with our worries about man, people, goal, future? And even if we wanted to do it, we could not. They project their own honorable stupidity and goodness into the heart of things (the old God, deus myops, still lives among them!); we others — we read something else into the heart of things: our own enigmatic nature, our contradictions, our deeper, more painful, more mistrustful wisdom."
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
16. "It takes certain kind of naiveté, or perhaps just stupidity, to know things will end and still hope otherwise."
Author: Gayle Forman
17. "Suddenly self-conscious, she shifted from one booted foot to the other. "I asked the cloud for battle-ready clothing, and this is what I got. There are slits all over the pants, for easy access to the weapons, I'm guessing. But the bustier has me stumped. Unless, of course, the cloud thinks my cleavage will stun my opponents into stupidity."-Annabelle"
Author: Gena Showalter
18. "There is no sincere stupidity that doesn't create, eventually, its own rationale, conduct, operating procedures, its own critical formulae whereby it may be, in all seriousness, discussed: witness the advertising business. Witness the best-seller list. Areas of idiocy within which various degrees of the spurious are compared."
Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
19. "I cannot abide stupidity, in myself or in others."
Author: Ginger Rogers
20. "I am simply looking for a companion with whom to spend my days, a companion who will cherish as much as I the stupidity of living in the moment, and spend every dull, amazing second with me."
Author: Heidi Julavits
21. "Optimism and stupidity are nearly synonymous."
Author: Hyman G. Rickover
22. "Don't ascribe to evil what can be attributed to well-intentioned stupidity."
Author: James A. Owen
23. "What was fang going to do BLOG about max throwing herself into space so she wouldn't have to kiss him again? NO instead he smashed his fist against the cave wall then grimaced at the pain and stupidity seeing his bloodied knuckles"
Author: James Patterson
24. "I certainly must,' said she. 'This sensation of listlessness, weariness, stupidity, this disinclination to sit down and employ myself, this feeling of everything's being dull and insipid about the house! I must be in love; I should be the oddest creature in the world if I were not."
Author: Jane Austen
25. "Laughter is good for you. Nine out of ten stand-up comedians recommend laughter in the face of intense stupidity."
Author: Jim Butcher
26. "Evil turned out not to be a grand thing. Not sneering Emperors with their world-conquering designs. Not cackling demons plotting in the darkness beyond the world. It was small men with their small acts and their small reasons. It was selfishness and carelessness and waste. It was bad luck, incompetence, and stupidity. It was violence divorced from conscience or consequence. It was high ideals, even, and low methods."
Author: Joe Abercrombie
27. "Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind."
Author: Johann G. Seume
28. "These thrill seeker people doing extreme sports...they have a hideous accident, go through agonizing recovery, and then go back to that activity that nearly killed them...that's not facing your fear, that's embracing your stupidity."
Author: Kelli Jae Baeli
29. "We were in such good moods, we even decided to hit Todd's house for candy. Sam rang the doorbell, and when it opened, this hideous, rubber monster face roared at us. Sam screamed. Todd started laughing and took off the mask. I yelled, "Put it back on! Put it back on! Your hideousness is terrifying!"Todd did a fake yuk-yuk-yuk at my joke. "What are you guys supposed to be? Is it Prom Night Massacre or something?"Sam sighed at Todd's obvious stupidity. "We're zombie princesses, Todd. Can't you tell?" She stuck her arms straight out in front of her and said, "BRAINS! BRAINS!"I patted Sam on the head and said, "Sorry, Sam. You're wasting your time with this one."
Author: Kristin Walker
30. "Captain Crawford didn't like the idea of any kind of murder, but he went at it patiently and honestly and with none of the stupidity and bombast and rubber-hose techniques that Los Angeles crime fiction writers had led me to expect. I'd gotten the impression that unless a gifted amateur in love with the lady got himself almost beaten to a pulp and practically inside the lethal gas chamber before he unmasked the venal and brutalized constabulary, any innocent bystander they could get their hands on was a gone duck."
Author: Leslie Ford
31. "We all have been given a gift; if you have not sort it out yet, yours is stupidity."
Author: M.F. Moonzajer
32. "If my stupidity makes you smile, I rather prefer to act always as stupid."
Author: M.F. Moonzajer
33. "Bravery is not an act of intelligence; it is just selfishness and stupidity."
Author: M.F. Moonzajer
34. "Haw! Haw! Inconceivable stupidity is just what you're going to get! (Brigadier-General Henry Wilson, on being challenged in 1910 about the likelihood of a European war)"
Author: Max Hastings
35. "As a comedian, the more you commit the sin of stupidity, three essential things happen to your life:~people applaud you incessantly.~love you more than their parents.~give you a daily bread."
Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
36. "Should we tolerate the blatant incorrectness of religion? Tolerating ignorance, superstition and stupidity will not provide for a healthy advancement of our society. Religion is cancer for modern thought, rationality, and even common sense."
Author: Odin Zeus McGaffer
37. "There is no sin except stupidity."
Author: Oscar Wilde
38. "Nothing is more evident than that Nature hates mind. Thinking is the most unhealthy thing in the world, and people die of it just as they die of any disease. Fortunately, in England at any rate, thought is not catching. Our splendid physique as a people is entirely due to our national stupidity."
Author: Oscar Wilde
39. "Seriousness is stupidity sent to college."
Author: P. J. O'Rourke
40. "Can't you just read the directions?""I could if I wasn't fueled by testosterone and stupidity, but where's the fun in that?"
Author: Robert Kirkman
41. "Stupidity is to have amnesia over your own faults when the person you hate makes theirs."
Author: Shannon L. Alder
42. "You asked my opinion and I gave it. Of course you have to remember that if I'd been on the island with Gilligan, he'd have been killed ten minutes into the first episode. Where I come from, incompetence and stupidity are reasons for justifiable homicide. (Varyk)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
43. "But one thing I realized with my brother is that you can't toss your pearls before the swine. I think that's why my mother insisted you give anonymously. The instant anyone sees that you're kind and giving, they immediately take advantage of it. They seem to mistake kindness for weakness and giving for stupidity. (Aiden)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
44. "Why would you help us? (Delphine)I hear stupidity is a fatal disease. Doing my own experimentation to see if that's true or not. If I survive, we'll know it's not. If I die…well, it'll suck. Bad. And I won't be happy. (Asmodeus)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
45. "Why are you helping me? (Fury)I don't know. Apparently I'm having a moment of extreme stupidity. (Angelia)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
46. "I'm going. But before I do, let me congratulate all of you on your stupidity. (Fury)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
47. "To the stupidity of men, " Dakota said, raising a glass. "And my brother, who is their king."
Author: Susan Mallery
48. "She did this not out of fear of him, but out of pity. Because she had come to see the ultimate terrible truth behind all others. Which was that the stupidity and avarice and hatred of mankind had finally begun to make him also stupid, avaricious, hating, and cruel beyond reason. Even though he was a god, a god of love."
Author: Tanith Lee
49. "Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time."
Author: Terry Pratchett
50. "There are only 2 paths to happiness in life. Utter Stupidity or Exceptional Wealth."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour

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