stupidity

A Quote by Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz on facts, laws, and stupidity

Facts are stupid until brought into connection with some general law.

Louis Agassiz (1807 - 1873)

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A Quote by Loesje International on stupidity

I always think twice before I say something stupid.

Loesje International

Source: A poster from Loesje, an international posterorganization with members all over the world.

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A Quote by Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi or Tolstoy on stupidity

Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal.

Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)

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A Quote by Karl Raimund Popper on certainty, people, and stupidity

. . . it seems to me certain that more people are killed out of righteous stupidity than out of wickedness.

Karl Popper (1902 - 1994)

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A Quote by Jules Feiffer on colors, people, and stupidity

Artists can color the sky red because they know it's blue. Those of us who aren't artists must color things the way they really are or people might think we're stupid.

Jules Feiffer (1929 -)

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A Quote by Joseph Addison on belief, stupidity, truth, and virtue

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.

Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

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A Quote by Jon Bentley on individuality and stupidity

Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced back to an organization.

Jon Bentley

Source: More Programming Pearls

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A Quote by John Dryden on nature, stupidity, and surprises

The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes And gaping mouth, that testified surprise.

John Dryden (1631 - 1700)

Source: Cymon and Iphigenia. Line 107.

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A Quote by John Dewey on good, intelligence, luck, and stupidity

Luck, bad if not good, will always be with us. But it has a way of favoring the intelligent and showing its back to the stupid.

John Dewey (1859 - 1952)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on aggression and stupidity

There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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