Wisdom and Stupidity

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

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is better to stay silent and let people think you are an idiot than to open your mouth and remove all doubt."

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

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

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton "The Father Brown Mystery Series"

Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Any fool can know. The point is to understand."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Stupidity is much the same all the world over."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us."

George Eliot
George Eliot "The Mill on the Floss"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education."

Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell "A History of Western Philosophy"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A book is a mirror: If an ape peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)