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It was his knowledge of his own willful stupidity that had brought on his irritation
Some social ills are preserved by the common misbelief that things such as ignorance, greed, and stupidity do not have the stamina required to reach old age.
Vivevano così, in stretta amicizia, dividendosi il poco che avevano, e senza appoggiarsi a nessun gruppo, senza fare progetti per il futuro, perché non c’era nessun futuro possibile; probabilmente sarebbe scoppiata la guerra, e l’avrebbero vinta gli stupidi; perché gli stupidi, Mario diceva, vincevano sempre.
It takes a certain kind of naiveté, or perhaps just stupidity, to know how things will end and still hope otherwise.
The only real stupidity is that of a closed mind.
People are intelligent; it is their ideas that are stupid.
We're all entitled to a little stupidity now and then.
Silly,' he said with mock serenity, 'isn't a word you should ever apply to people. They may be totally stupid, in fact, but if you call them silly you've lost their vote.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Some people in orthodox churches in Africa take poverty as a path that leads to heaven, making christianity look unattractive.
It's not easy to kill a mountain goat. He thinks with his spine.
It’s an old Camorri tradition for when a bunch of people are planning something stupid,” said Locke. “Actually, we have a lot of traditions for that. You’ll find out
Trying to be offensive for the sole purpose of being offensive should always deem one the least offensive of offenders.
Underestimating one's enemy was a classic tactical mistake --- one that was usually born out of stupidity or arrogance or both. (Harry Smith)
Similar reasoning has promoted educational policies which seek to create more equal outcomes for "special education" students with mental, physical, or psychological handicaps—again with little or no regard for the financial costs of this to the taxpayers or the educational costs to other children in whose classrooms they are to be "mainstreamed," often with little regard to the disruptive effects of their special needs. These financial costs can be several times what it costs to educate the average student, while the educational results for a severely retarded student may be imperceptible. The educational cost can also include a substantial part of a teacher's time being devoted to one or a few students, to the neglect of the majority.
Some People are Tired of Being Stupid But they Cant Stop Being Stupid Because They are Already Stupid.
The most difficult door to open is the entrance to an ignorant mind.
Well becuase there are certain things that I believe make it worth my while to be awake
If automating everything makes people lazier and lazier, and laziness leads to stupidity, which it does for most people, judging by the current content circulating the social networks everywhere, except North Korea, where they don’t have any internet to speak of - at some point the Japanese robots, for which a market niche is currently being developed, with no concerns on how they should be designed to act in society or outside it - will have no choice, but to take everything over, to preserve us from ourselves…
I am stupid but I always trying as much as possible to seek wisdom to overcome my stupidity. Because, I know the mighty power of stupidity and how it ruined my life. I ask you, are you wise or stupid?
Stupidity always accompanies evil. Or evil, stupidity.
Stupidity is a charm that leaves its master slowly... if it leaves at all.
I am not a snob, because I know opulence doesn't stamp out ignorance and unhappiness.
Boredom and stupidity and patriotism, especially when combined, are three of the greatest evils of the world we live in.
Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.
Took me a few years to understand what intelligence is; Took me an entire lifetime to understand ignorance. I still haven't found an explanation for ignorance, because the ignorant are too ignorant to justify their ignorance.
It would be easier to pay off the national debt overnight than to neutralise the long-range effects of our national stupidity
Whenever God allows a mass blindness to cover his church, it is not out of stupidity, it is out of divine providence
This is of course why violence is so often the preferred weapon of the stupid. One might even call it the trump card of the stupid, since (and this is surely one of the tragedies of human existence) it is the one form of stupidity to which it is most difficult to come up with an intelligent response.
Calling the cat stupid never made the mice wise.
If wisdom and understanding can be found and be bought in the marketplace, many people will still prefer to spend their money on what will be the proof that they are foolish and stupid.
R. A. Delmonico
The greatest stupidity in man is not his arrogance or ignorance, it he failing to realize who he is.
Melika Dannese Lux
A decision made during a moment of weakness can ruin your life. To date, I had made three.
When Jim Donell thought of something to say he said it as often and in as many ways as possible, perhaps because he had very few ideas and had to wring each one dry.
Shallow intellect is worse than ignorance. Ignorance can be treated with knowledge, but shallow intellect, that is illusion of knowledge, is untreatable and quite dangerous to the progress and wellbeing of humanity.
You can't stay here any more. My fears have been irrational and they've forced me to make unwise decisions and accept the unacceptable.
Si potrebbe anche dire che una delle tragedie dell'esistenza umana è il fatto che la violenza è una forma di stupidità alla quale è molto difficile replicare con una risposta intelligente.
Trump, like that canary in the coalmine, makes clear what elements of fascism are really like. Let's be honest. The racism, the ignorance, the stupidity, the baiting, the great-man affect, this notion that he exists in a circle of certainty that can't be doubted, this kind of perverse hatred of the other. We've seen this before. This legacy is not new. What we have to recognize is the different form that it takes at a different moment in history.
Fools are in the majority, and they never lack confidence because a fool believes that being in the majority is proof that one is right.
There are people who want to become rich; they become rich. If you persist you can fulfill any kind of stupidity
The stupid always think I am arrogant and lucky. That is the exact mindset that keeps them in the darkness. They can't see that consistent and continuous success in life is composed of an intimate relation between values and paradigms. And they have no clue in what regards noble values and efficient paradigms. They can't identify good and efficient. Their evaluations are poor. And their poor mindset keeps them stupid.
Marrying a stupid person is a reflection of your thoughtlessness. Marrying a clever person is a reflection of your intelligence. Marrying a wise person is a reflection of your shrewdness. Marrying a virtuous person is a reflection of your uprightness.
Being stupid is second step in curing your stupidity.
William Makepeace Thackeray
To our betters eve can reconcile ourselves, if you please--respecting them sincerely, laughing at their jokes, making allowance for their stupidities, meekly suffering their insolence; but we can't pardon our equals going beyond us.
People who label erotica writers as sluts/men-whores remind me of the mob that once condemned smart women as witches. Mankind has not evolved much.
There's nothing more satisfying than being stupid with a friend.
Louis De Bernieres
the general trouble with ignorance is always that ignorant people have no idea that that’s what they are. You can be ignorant and stupid and go through your whole life without ever encountering any evidence against the hypothesis that you’re a genius. If you’re stupid you can always blame miscalculation on bad luck.
In this messianic vision, machine intelligence will come to redeem the universe of its incalculable stupidity. He takes a goal-oriented approach to cosmology, imposing upon the universe itself a kind of corporate project-management structure, composed of a series of key deliverables across deep time.
Want of tenderness is want of parts, and is no less a proof of stupidity than depravity.
The fittest survive. What is meant by the fittest? Not the strongest; not the cleverest - weakness and stupidity everywhere survive. There is no way of determining fitness except in that a thing does survive. 'Fitness,' then, is only another name for 'survival.' Darwinism: That survivors survive.
Stupidity has a certain charm - ignorance does not.