Idiots Quotes

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Bill Watterson
“People think it must be fun to be a super genius, but they don't realize how hard it is to put up with all the idiots in the world.”
Bill Watterson, The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“Don't be afraid of being scared. To be afraid is a sign of common sense. Only complete idiots are not afraid of anything.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

Mark Twain
“Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.”
Mark Twain

Ziad K. Abdelnour
“Always remember... Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots.”
Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

Frantz Fanon
“...There are too many idiots in this world. And having said it, I have the burden of proving it.”
Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks

Orhan Pamuk
“Any intelligent person knows that life is a beautiful thing and that the purpose of life is to be happy," said my father as he watched the three beauties. "But it seems only idiots are ever happy. How can we explain this?”
Orhan Pamuk, The Museum of Innocence

Tite Kubo
“They say even death can't cure an idiot.
Tite Kubo

Anthony Liccione
“There are four kinds of people to avoid in the world: the assholes, the asswipes, the ass-kissers, and those that just will shit all over you.”
Anthony Liccione

Orson Scott Card
“My needs are simple and few, thought Valentine. Food. Clothing. A comfortable place to sleep. And no idiots.

But of course a world with no idiots would be lonely. If she herself were even allowed there.”
Orson Scott Card

H.L. Mencken
“The kind of man who wants the government to adopt and enforce his ideas is always the kind of man whose ideas are idiotic.”
H.L. Mencken, Minority Report

Leigh Bardugo
“That fact is well established and adds nothing to the plot.”
Leigh Bardugo, Ruin and Rising

Umberto Eco
“Social media gives legions of idiots the right to speak when they once only spoke at a bar after a glass of wine, without harming the community ... but now they have the same right to speak as a Nobel Prize winner. It's the invasion of the idiots”
Umberto Eco

Ray Bradbury
“Beer's intellectual. What a shame so many idiots drink it.

- The Watchful Poker Chip of H. Matisse
Ray Bradbury, The October Country

Vera Nazarian
“To every rule there is an exception—and an idiot ready to demonstrate it. Don't be the one!”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Andy Weir
“It’s a simple idiot-proofing scheme that’s very effective. But no idiot-proofing can overcome a determined idiot.”
Andy Weir, Artemis

Anthony Liccione
“A fool is made more of a fool, when their mouth is more open than their mind.”
Anthony Liccione

Charles Stross
“Idiots emit bogons, causing machinery to malfunction in their presence. System administrators absorb bogons, letting machinery work again.”
Charles Stross, The Atrocity Archives

“If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.”
Laura Davenport

Suzanne Collins
“Its hard to hate my prep team. They're such total idiots.”
Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

Cynthia Hand
“I didn't figure things out, either, you know. So if you'e an idiot, I guess that makes two of us."

He seems relieved to hear me say that. I guess idiots love company.”
Cynthia Hand, Hallowed

Ron Burns
“You can't make anything idiot proof because idiots are so ingenious.”
Ron Burns

“They're sensational!”
Harry Styles

“I don't eat friggin' lobster or anything like that. Because they're alive when you kill it.”

Derek Landy
“Fletcher appeared beside her. He peered at the baby.
"Can it do any tricks yet?"
"I'm still working on it. Want to hold her?"
"God, no," Fletcher said laughing. "I'd drop it."
"It's not an it, it's my baby sister. Go on, hold her. You won't make a mess of it, i swear. Only an idiot could drop a baby."
"You always say I am an idiot."
"But you're a special kind of idiot. Here."
She passed Alice into his arms, and he stood there, rigid, a look of intense concentration on his face.”
Derek Landy, Death Bringer

Jack  Black
“I'm fairly certain YOLO is just Carpe Diemm for stupid people.”
Jack Black

“If you have the power to change the world for the better, you should do it. That's why people who do nothing are idiots, but idiots who do nothing are life-savers.”
James McGregor

Laurann Dohner
“Love is so complicated. I’m glad I don’t suffer from it and hope I never do. It’s amazing how smart, strong people turn into frail, frightened idiots once their hearts are involved.”
Laurann Dohner, Obsidian

Lois McMaster Bujold
“Yes," Vorkosigan agreed, "I could take over the universe with this army if I could ever get all their weapons pointed in the same direction.”
Lois McMaster Bujold, Shards of Honour

Julia Quinn
“I simply refuse to deal with idiots...It has cut my social obligations in half.”
Julia Quinn, On the Way to the Wedding

Chris Wooding
“On reflection,’ Crake said to Frey, as they huddled behind an upturned table, ‘this wasn’t one of your better plans.”
Chris Wooding, The Iron Jackal

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