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We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

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

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.

The greatest of all sins is stupidity.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

The only thing that ever consoles man for the stupid things he does is the praise he always gives himself for doing them.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

Our greatest stupidities may be very wise.

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) Austrian-British philosopher.

The key to the age may be this, or that, or the other, as the young orators describe; the key to all ages is -- Imbecility; imbecility in the vast majority of men, at all times, and, even in heroes, in all but certain eminent moments; victims of gravity, custom, and fear.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

He's a fool that makes his doctor his heir.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

The Cardinal is at his wit's end -- it is true that he had not far to go.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.

To be clever enough to get all the money, one must be stupid enough to want it.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) British journalist, novelist and poet.

We never really know what stupidity is until we have experimented on ourselves.

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) French artist.

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