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stupidity

Cynical Definitions

n. The true measure of equality across all races, creeds, genders, sexuality and social status.

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Cynical Quotations

Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.

— Stephen Vizinczey

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There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.

— Robertson Davies

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With stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.

— Friedrich von Schiller

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The two most abundant elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.

— Harlan Ellison

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

— Gustave Flaubert

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Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by stupidity.

— Nick Diamos

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Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.

— Elbert Hubbard

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Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.

— Unknown

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Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

— Albert Einstein

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Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.

— Robert Heinlein

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In democracy, stupidity always holds the majority in every chamber of government. It is, after all, a representative system.

— William Ferraiolo

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