Quotations stupidity

"Show a sly person a mistake and he will thank you, show a stupid person a mistake and he will offend you. Lao Tzu "How true. This quote was the occasion for us to put together the nicest quotes about stupidity on this page.

Quotes about stupidity

Some quotes may sound condescending, but international politics teach us again and again that many quotes contain a lot of truth. Browse the collection of the most beautiful quotes, sayings and wisdom about stupidity:

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    The lack of spiritual life content causes the lack of humanity. Joseph Roth

  • The stupid, who does not speak, is still more bearable than the stupid one who can not keep silent. Jean de la Bruyère
  • The best way to convince fools is to let them do their stupidities. Josh Billings
  • The stupidity of others is for one an inexhaustible fountain of wisdom. Alois vinegar man
  • Stupidity is mostly the malice sister. Sophocles
  • The fools use the wise, just as little people wear high heels. Luc de Clapiers
  • The stupidest sheep are always the raging wolves. Friedrich Hebbel
  • The years mean nothing. Anyone who is stupid and has not learned anything is talking about seventy just as he does when he's seventeen. Theodor Fontane
  • People throw all their stupidities in a heap, construct a monster and call it destiny. Thomas Hobbes
  • The human stupidity can not decide to stretch the weapons. Romain Rolland
  • The nightingale may struggle a lot, roars an ox or a donkey. Freidank
  • It is not stupid who commits a stupidity; but who does not know how to cover her afterwards. Baltasar Gracián y Morales
  • Everyone has stupid thoughts, but the sage keeps quiet about them. Wilhelm Busch
  • Stupid do not understand even their cleverest thoughts. Michel de Montaigne
  • Stupidity is contagious, minds hardly grow out of the epidemic. Kazimierz Bartoszewicz
  • Stupidity is also a form of exclusivity. Moritz Heimann
  • Stupidity puts itself in the first row to be seen; the mind turns back to see. Carmen Sylva
  • Fools are sworn enemies of female education. Henri Stendhal
  • Real stupidity is an incurable disease. Otto von Leixner
  • A stupid thinks, you know no other ways to list him than his. Jean Paul
  • A fool always finds someone more stupid who admires him. Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
  • A person who knows how to hide his stupidity is better than one who wants to show his wisdom. Leo Tolstoy
  • An uneducated one believes what suits him. Ludovico Ariosto
  • A swallow does not make a summer, but a camel makes a desert! Alfred Capus
  • Desirable is the sloth of evil and the silence of the fool. Nicolas Chamfort
  • There are well-dressed stupidities, as there are very well-dressed fools. Nicolas Chamfort
  • There is no sin except stupidity. Oscar Wilde
  • There are people whose whole merit is to say and do stupid things. François de La Rochefoucauld
  • Against a stupidity, which is currently in fashion, comes no wisdom. Theodor Fontane
  • God has limited man's intelligence, not stupidity. Elbert Hubbard
  • God created the donkeys so that they can serve the people for comparison. Heinrich Heine
  • Idiots are a wise device of nature that allows the fools to think they are clever. Oscar Wilde

The more often a stupidity is repeated, the more she gets the appearance of wisdom. Voltaire

  • The less educated a person, the faster he is finished with an excuse. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
  • Myopia is not only physically a widespread lack of the present. Julius Langbehn
  • People who know little are often babblers. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • With a bold hand you have to break the talisman of stupidity. Claude-Adrien Helvetius
  • Nobody is free from saying stupid things. The misfortune is to present it solemnly. Michel de Montaigne
  • No one will be wise without paying apprenticeship. But apprentice for life? Alexander Moszkowski
  • Only the very wise and the most stupid never change. Confucius
  • Shy stupidity and bashful poverty are sacred to the gods. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
  • Do not be sad! Let things run their course. In the end, the stupid and bad are always defeated. Lao Tzu
  • When a genius emerges, the idiots fraternize. Jonathan Swift
  • The cross protects against the devil, the club before the bear, the stupid - nothing. Russian proverb
  • What is not worth to be said today is sung. Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
  • If a donkey screams at you, there's no point in screaming back. George Herbert
  • If foolishness hurts, what a pitiful cry dignity be in all the houses in all the world! Friedrich von Logau
  • If you want to understand the concept of infinity, you only have to consider the extent of human stupidity. Voltaire
  • He who loves in his folly will not advance to wisdom. Augustine Aurelius
  • Show a smart person a mistake and he will thank you, show a stupid person a mistake and he will offend you. Laotse

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