„It's too bad that stupidity isn't painful.“

—  Anton LaVey, The Nine Satanic Sins (1987)
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Founder of the Church of Satan, author of the Satanic Bible 1930 - 1997

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„Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity“

—  Booker T. Washington African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor 1856 - 1915

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„Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.“

—  Voltaire French writer, historian, and philosopher 1694 - 1778
Misattributed, Source: "Nowadays what isn't worth saying is sung" (Aujourd'hui ce qui ne vaut pas la peine d'être dit, on le chante) — Pierre de Beaumarchais, Le Barbier de Séville (1775), act I, scene II. In George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman, act II, there is the following dialogue: TANNER: Let me remind you that Voltaire said that what was too silly to be said could be sung. STRAKER. It wasn't Voltaire: it was Bow Mar Shay. TANNER. I stand corrected: Beaumarchais of course. This quote has also been attributed to Joseph Addison. In The Spectator, 21 March 1711 http://www.hoasm.org/VIIA/Spectator3-21-11.html, Addison wrote of "an establish'd Rule, which is receiv'd as such to this Day, That nothing is capable of being well set to Musick, that is not Nonsense."

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„Too many stupid people have it.“

—  Peter Greenaway British film director 1942
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„Dennis Rodman says North Korea is 'not that bad'. Dennis Rodman is deeply stupid.“

—  Anderson Cooper journalist and author 1967
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