Silly quotes


The minkukel database is filled with quotes and proverbs about brains and cleverness, wisdom and stupidity, serious and unserious thoughts.

Actually, they are not at all silly quotes, … some are very clever or wise ones.

Don’t worry if you don’t understand them.


Total found: 158

A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it is the stupid ones who need all the advice.

Bill Cosby

Actually, it takes only very few brain cells to be stupid.


Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.

Unknown source

Against stupidity; God Himself is helpless.

An intelligent enemy is better than a stupid friend.

An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.

Victor Hugo

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

Hedy Lamarr

Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity


As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.

Fran├žois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld

As stupid as a pig’s behind.

Better a stupid wife than a mess at home.

Togolese proverb

Better flatter a fool than fight him.

(Don’t argue with stupid people.)

Between a fellow who is stupid and honest and one who is smart and crooked, I will take the first. I won’t get much out of him, but with that other guy I can’t keep what I’ve got.

Gen Lewis B Hershey

Can there anywhere be a breed of people more irritating and imbecilic than disc jockeys?

Lost Continent
Bill Bryson

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