stupidity

A Quote by Sloan Wilson on driving, intelligence, energy, stupidity, and success

Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.

Sloan Wilson

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A Quote by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on courage, danger, and stupidity

It is stupidity rather than courage to refuse to recognize danger when it is close upon you.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)

Source: "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes," 1894.

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A Quote by Scott Raymond Adams on stupidity

You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public.

Scott Raymond Adams (1957 -)

Source: The Dilbert Future.

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A Quote by Sarah Trombley on people and stupidity

We should all carry clue beepers. Then if we were doing stupid things, people could dial us up on the street and warn us.

Sarah Trombley

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A Quote by Dr. Samuel Johnson on acting, authors, nature, and stupidity

Sherry is dull, naturally dull; but it must have taken him a great deal of pains to become what we now see him. Such an access of stupidity, sir, is not in Nature. Of Thomas Sheridan (1719-1788), actor, lecturer, and author:

Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)

Source: Life of Johnson (Boswell). Vol. ii. Chap. ix.

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A Quote by Robertson Davies on friendship, government, interest, life, and stupidity

If you attack Stupidity you attack an entrenched interest with friends in government and every walk of public life.

Robertson Davies (1913 - 1995)

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on power and stupidity

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Time Enough for Love, Lazarus Long

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A Quote by Richard David Bach on anger, choice, consequences, cruelty, foolishness, funny, health, helpful, kindness, laziness, life, patience, sacrifice, selfishness, sharing, stupidity, and tolerance

Life does not require us to be consistent, cruel, patient, helpful, angry, rational, thoughtless, loving, rash, open-minded, neurotic, careful, rigid, tolerant, wasteful, rich, downtrodden, gentle, sick, considerate, funny, stupid, healthy, greedy, beautiful, lazy, responsive, foolish, sharing, pressured, intimate, hedonistic, industrious, manipulative, insightful, capricious, wise, selfish, kind or sacrificed. Life does, however, require us to live with the consequences of our choices.

Richard Bach (1936 -)

Source: Running

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on men, power, and stupidity

The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on blessings, friendship, and stupidity

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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