Subject: Intelligence » Stupidity

There are four things that hold back human progress – ignorance, stupidity, committees and accountants.

(1797 – 1875) American accountant

If it's stupid but it works, it isn't stupid.

He don't know shit from peach butter.

Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.

(1948 – ) English novelist

It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.

(1769 – 1821) French general & politician

If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can’t it get us out?

(1879 – 1935) humorist & social commentator

While he was not as dumb as an ox, he was not any smarter either.

(1894 – 1961) author, cartoonist & humorist

He couldn’t pour piss out of a boot if the instructions were written on the heel.

Exercise freaks… are the ones putting stress on the health care system.

(1951 – ) American conservative radio talk-show host

I don't want to elect anyone stupid enough to want the job.

(1927 – 1996) columnist & humorist

It is said that if you line up all the cars in the world end to end, someone would be stupid enough to try and pass them.

The incompetent with nothing to do can still make a mess of it.

(1919 – 1990) educator & writer

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

(1821 – 1880) French novelist

He couldn’t grow pole beans in a pile of horse shit.

I would have made a good Pope.

(1913 – 1994) 37th U.S. president

She is so stupid… she stared at an orange juice carton for twenty minutes because the label said "concentrate."

He is so stupid… mind readers charge him half price.

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

Sharp as a sack full of wet mice.

cartoon character (Mel Blanc)

It is safe to wager that every public idea and every accepted convention is sheer foolishness, because it has suited the majority.

(1741 – 1794) French writer
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