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January 15, 2014

Forteen Stupid Quotes.

 

1. “Stupidity has a certain charm—ignorance does not.” ~ Frank Zappa

 

3. “I am fairly certain “YOLO” is “Carpe Diem” for stupid people.” ~ Jack Black

4. “The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.” – Bertrand Russell

 

2. “All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.” ~ Frank Zappa

 

12. “Life is hard; it’s harder if you’re stupid.” ~ John Wayne

“The totally convinced and the totally stupid have too much in common for the resemblance to be accidental.” ~ Robert Anton Wilson

 

14. “The secret of the demagogue is to make himself as stupid as his audience so that they believe they are as clever as he.” – Karl Kraus

 

“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

 

“There are essentially only two drugs that Western civilization tolerates: Caffeine from Monday to Friday to energize you enough to make you a productive member of society, and alcohol from Friday to Monday to keep you too stupid to figure out the prison that you are living in.” ~ Bill Hicks

 

“Anybody who thinks that ‘it doesn’t matter who’s President’ has never been Drafted and sent off to fight and die in a vicious, stupid war on the other side of the world…” – Hunter S. Thompson

 

“I divide my officers into four classes; the clever, the lazy, the industrious, and the stupid. Most often two of these qualities come together. The officers who are clever and industrious are fitted for the highest staff appointments. Those who are stupid and lazy make up around 90% of every army in the world, and they can be used for routine work. The man who is clever and lazy however is for the very highest command; he has the temperament and nerves to deal with all situations. But whoever is stupid and industrious is a menace and must be removed immediately!” ~ Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord

 

11. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein

 

“Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.” ~ George Carlin

 

“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” ~ Mark Twain

 

“TV and the Internet are good because they keep stupid people from spending too much time out in public.” ― Douglas Coupland

 

“Ignorance is curable, stupid is forever.” ~ Damien Sandow

 

“When a war breaks out, people say: ‘It’s too stupid; it can’t last long.’ But though a war may well be ‘too stupid,’ that doesn’t prevent its lasting. Stupidity has a knack of getting its way; as we should see if we were not always so much wrapped up in ourselves.” ~ Albert Camus

 

“I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.” – Ruben Blades

 

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” ~ Stephen Hawking

 

“Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we’re looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.” ~ P.J. O’Rourke

“Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.” ~ Mark Twain

 

“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.” ~ Isaac Asimov

 

14. “True knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.”- Confucius

 

“If ignorance is bliss, why aren’t there more happy people in the world?” ~ Stephen Fry

 

Irrelephant bonus:

Interviewer: So Frank, you have long hair. Does that make you a woman?

Frank Zappa: You have a wooden leg. Does that make you a table?

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