Quotes and Sayings about Idiots



"From the naturalistic point of view, all men are equal. There are only two exceptions to this rule of naturalistic equality: geniuses and idiots."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Men, Idiots)

"For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Intelligence, Fools, Idiots, Passion, Youth)

"Only idiots refuse to change their minds."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Change, Idiots)

"By definition, gay is smart. I see plenty of macho heterosexual idiots, but nine times out of 10 you can have a great conversation if you find a gay guy."
- Jason Bateman
(Related: Conversation, Gay, Idiots)

"There is a Providence that protects idiots, drunkards, children and the United States of America."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: America, Children, Idiots, Providence, states, United)

"Guys are idiots, till they're what, 40 years old."
- Wes Borland
(Related: Idiots, Old, Years)

"We were discussing civilization and the fact that young men among the Greeks at that time were idiots and uneducated, so the men had emotional and friendly relationships with members of their own sex."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Men, Time, Sex, Civilization, Fact, Idiots, Relationships)

"We must fight as a race for everything that makes for a better country and a better world. We are dreaming idiots and trusting fools to do anything less."
- Ralph Bunche
(Related: Country, Fight, Fools, Idiots, Race, World)

"I've known attractive airheads, and I've known ugly idiots."
- Neil Cavuto
(Related: Idiots, Ugly)

"But now all of a sudden some idiots in Taiwan start to say that they are not Chinese. Their grand parents were Chinese. But for some reason, they feel they are not Chinese."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Idiots, Now, Parents, Reason)

"Whether they are defending the Soviet Union or bleating for Saddam Hussein, liberals are always against America. They are either traitors or idiots, and on the matter of America's self-preservation, the difference is irrelevant."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: America, Difference, Idiots, Liberals, Self)

"The NFL, like life, is full of idiots."
- Randy Cross
(Related: Life, Idiots)

"I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Government, Men, Power, Women, Idiots)

"It pisses me off, people are idiots, but what are you going to do? The world is full of idiots. That's why we'll never have flying cars. People don't know how to drive."
- Dustin Diamond
(Related: People, Flying, Idiots, World)

"If I was going to be broke I decided I might as well be with actors as anyone else. They were cheerful idiots and seemed to take it better."
- Peter Finch
(Related: Actors, Idiots)

"Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Idiots, Nothing, Succeed)

"It was quite a shot in the head to do the album and then have it shot down by nonmusical idiots."
- Dan Fogelberg
(Related: Idiots)

"I cannot recognise either the Palestinian state or the Israeli state. The Palestinians are idiots and the Israelis are idiots."
- Muammar al Gaddafi
(Related: Idiots, State)

"I, I don't think anybody's continually happy, uh, except idiots, you know. You know, you have to have little moments of depression."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Depression, Idiots, Moments)

"Home life is a foreign environment for most guys. So it's natural to show them being idiots at home."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Home, Life, Being, Environment, Idiots)

"I don't mind what the market is, but why is it vapid? If they're such a bunch of idiots, why don't you show them good music instead? They're not going to know the difference."
- Kristin Hersh
(Related: Music, Difference, Idiots, Mind)

"Because the stuff that they feed kids now, they'll have a bunch of idiots in the next millennium as far as art and culture is concerned."
- Billy Higgins
(Related: Art, Culture, Idiots, Kids, Now)

"Half the world is composed of idiots, the other half of people clever enough to take indecent advantage of them."
- Walter Kerr
(Related: People, Idiots, World)

"Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Education, Idiots)

"I think the terrorists are just idiots."
- Joel Madden
(Related: Idiots)

"To me, Doors fans were always the 16-year-old idiots at parties, getting stoned, and talking about how Morrison's lyrics were like poetry... like that was a deep thought."
- Bruce McCulloch
(Related: Poetry, Thought, Deep, Fans, Idiots, Talking)

"I never invite idiots to my house."
- Elizabeth Montagu
(Related: Idiots)

"Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry."
- George Jean Nathan
(Related: Beauty, Men, Idiots)

"One of the problems the internet has introduced is that in this electronic village, all the village idiots have internet access."
- Peter Nelson
(Related: Idiots, Internet, Problems)

"Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Business, Idiots, Jargon)

"Hollywood views regular people as children, and they think they're the smart ones who need to tell the idiots out there how to be."
- Trey Parker
(Related: People, Children, Hollywood, Idiots)

"Because Tom Doherty and people like that are not stupid. If they could have streamlined their operation more to get more money out of it, they would have done it. It's not like they're a bunch of idiots."
- Jerry Pournelle
(Related: Money, People, Idiots)

"Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Men, Idiots, Passion)

"I get bitter, angry and disbelieving and I tell my kids there a lot of idiots out there. I also want them to know that being successful is not the real world - that their parents get treated better because they're on TV."
- Al Roker
(Related: Successful, Being, Idiots, Kids, Parents, Want, World)

"So I don't think I'm gonna pull my head into my shell just because a bunch of people start acting like idiots."
- Todd Rundgren
(Related: People, Acting, Idiots)

"People are surprised to find out that an awful lot of people think that they're idiots."
- Eric Schmidt
(Related: People, Idiots)

"Studio people are idiots. Until they see someone else doing it and make a success of it, they don't open their minds. Most of them are idiots."
- Rob Schneider
(Related: Success, People, Idiots, Open)

"Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!"
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Money, People, Thoughts, Cards)

"I think that most artists are leaning towards fragile idiots."
- Josh Silver
(Related: Artists, Idiots)

"I'm all in favor of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius."
- Leo Szilard
(Related: Genius, Idiots)

"Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?"
- Martin Farquhar Tupper
(Related: Wisdom, Idiots, Memory)

"In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards."
- Mark Twain
(Related: God, First, Idiots, Practice, School)

"The main difference between men and women is that men are lunatics and women are idiots."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Men, Women, Difference, Idiots)

"You don't want to become one of those Hollywood idiots who is just blathering about anything."
- Bradley Whitford
(Related: Hollywood, Idiots, Want)