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Idiot Quotes

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Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher...
or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
- Douglas Adams

I make it a policy to try never to
make a complete idiot of myself twice in the same way.
After all, there's always all kinds of new ways
to make a complete idiot of myself.
Why repeat the old ones?
- Margot Dalton

Suppose you were an idiot,
and suppose you were a member of Congress;
but I repeat myself.
- Mark Twain

 

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
- John Lennon

Any idiot can face a crisis.
It's the day-to-day living that wears you out.
- Anton Chekhov

Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child.
Just how childlike golf players become is proven by
their frequent inability to count past five.
- John Updike

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I'm not a complete idiot, some parts are missing.
- Anonymous

People need to focus on bigger issues instead of whether
George Bush is an idiot or not.
- Colin Greenwood

I believe entertainment can aspire to be art,
and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.
- Steve Martin

I mean, look at her.
Any idiot, you know, would quite taken with Amy.
- Vince Gill

Treat everyone the same until you find out they're an idiot.
- Lucy Lawless

Once you're able to look like an idiot and be OK with it,
it opens up your potential.
- Nicole Sullivan

If I decide to be an idiot, then I'll be an idiot on my own accord.
- Johannes Sebastian Bach

What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men.
That which can be made explicit to the idiot is not worth my care.
- William Blake

I'm a one-man idiot.
- Eddie Izzard

'God' - as revealed in his book of edicts and narratives is practically an idiot.
He has nothing to say that any sensible person should want to listen to.
- Johann Most

Galileo was no idiot.
Only an idiot could believe that science requires martyrdom -
that may be necessary in religion,
but in time a scientific result will establish itself.
- David Hilbert

They could have been nice to me instead of treating me like an idiot.
- Norma McCorvey

I just wanted to make sure that what I write is what appears on screen,
to not have some idiot change it on its way to the screen.
- Joe Eszterhas

Man as an individual is a genius.
But men in the mass form the headless monster,
a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
- Charlie Chaplin

The word user is the word used by the computer professional when they mean idiot.
- Dave Barry

You're an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot.
- Stanley Kubrick

A wise man writes down what he thinks,
a stupid man forgets what he thinks,
a complete idiot punishes himself for what he thinks.
- Jason Zebehazy

If you think you know everything and think you've done everything,
I know you're an idiot.
- John C. Shepard

The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman
to a rose was obviously a poet;
the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.
- Salvador Dali

When I become the village idiot, or at least,
it starts to become a joke, you can't do that much longer.
- Joan Van Ark

Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot,
and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
- George Carlin

There is no one thoroughly despicable.
We cannot descend much lower than an idiot;
and an idiot has some advantages over a wise man.
- William Hazlitt

I feel the producers really exploited my lack of talent at this time.
I looked like an idiot up there.
I want to be good, not something that people will laugh at.
- William Hung

I've had great success being a total idiot.
- Jerry Lewis

You only get one life so you might as well make it a happy one,
and that's why I tend to just jump into things.
I'm sort of a fearless idiot that way.
- Nia Vardalos

I'm not a bling-bling guy; I can't pull it off.
I just look like an idiot.
- Michael Vartan

Someday they may cure MS, that idiot thing.
It gets in there and they can't get it out.
- Teri Garr

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9
out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot.
- Jay Leno

You can't get any movement larger than five people
without including at least one flippin idiot.
- Kim Stanley Robinson

If ever I want to amuse myself with an idiot,
I have not far to look for one.
I laugh at myself.
- Frederic William Farrar

Have you ever noticed? Anybody going slower than you is an idiot,
and anyone going faster than you is a maniac.
- Ronnie Corbett

I just loved playing a man who was unafraid of making
an idiot of himself in the process of falling in love.
I found that admirable.
- Ben Kingsley

Oh, if I had been loved at the age of seventeen,
what an idiot I would be today.
Happiness is like smallpox: if you catch it too soon,
it can completely ruin your constitution.
- Gustave Flaubert

You tell me one other person that graduated from Yale
that is as inarticulate as Bush.
Yale's a great school, and here's this idiot.
- Al Jourgensen

The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot.
The guy who invented the other three,
he was a genius.
- Sid Caesar

There's a fine line between fishing and just standing
on the shore like an idiot.
- Steven Wright

Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.
- Samuel Goldwyn

I was an idiot in terms of career-building,
but I had a great time.
- Sally Kellerman

I'm not terribly happy about rock and roll.
Certain rock music is uninspiring, numbing;
it makes you feel like an idiot.
- Manuel Puig

Go for a business that any idiot can run -
because sooner or later,
any idiot probably is going to run it.
- Peter Lynch

Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
- Katharine Hepburn

Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Don't keep reaching for the stars because you'll just
look like an idiot stretching that way for no reason.
- Jimmy Fallon

Sometimes the world seems like a big hole.
You spend all your life shouting down it and all you
hear are echoes of some idiot yelling nonsense down a hole.
- Adam Duritz

Finish last in your league and they call you idiot.
Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.
- Abe Lemons

Is being an idiot like being high all the time?
- Janeane Garofalo

I'm not afraid to look like an idiot.
- Anthony Bourdain

There's nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot.
- Scott Adams

I personally hold Blair more responsible for this war than I do George Bush.
The reason is, Blair knows better, Blair is not an idiot.
What is he doing hanging around this guy?
- Michael Moore

Jonny doesn't want to do TV interviews because he thinks
that he comes across as an idiot.
- Colin Greenwood

I couldn't hold it together today.
George Clooney asked me if I was OK,
and I practically collapsed.
I couldn't stop crying, I had to go off sobbing like an idiot.
- Candice Bergen

There is no mistaking the dismay on the face of a writer
who has just heard that his brain child is a deformed idiot.
- L. Sprague de Camp

Indeed I had not much wit, yet I was not an idiot -
my wit was according to my years.
- Margaret Cavendish

To generalize is to be an idiot.
- William Blake

Bleaching my hair for Two Moon Junction...
my hair was fried and I looked like an idiot.
- Sherilyn Fenn

The reporter claimed he was going to write the article from my point of view.
Instead, he made me sound like a little idiot.
It made me never want to do another interview again.
- Tia Carrere

Anyone who has declared someone else to be an idiot,
a bad apple, is annoyed when it turns out in the end that he isn't.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Any idiot can get laid when they're famous.
That's easy.
It's getting laid when you're not famous that takes some talent.
- Kevin Bacon

Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot.
- Leo Durocher

Don't just stand there, idiot.
Call a doctor, and then help me find a nose.
- Blake Edwards

Every few years I'll party way too much to remind myself what an idiot I am.
- Jeff Ament

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

When in doubt, make a fool of yourself.
There is a microscopically thin line between being
brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth.
So what the hell, leap.
- Cynthia Heimel

A plague on eminence!
I hardly dare cross the street anymore without a convoy,
and I am stared at wherever I go like an idiot member
of a royal family or an animal in a zoo;
and zoo animals have been known to die from stares.
- Igor Stravinsky


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