79+ Best Idiot Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational idiot quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Idiot Quotes

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

It isn’t against the Law to be an idiot. Cassandra Clare

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

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

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

Twoflower was a tourist, the first ever seen on the discworld. Tourist, Rincewind had decided, meant idiot. Terry Pratchett

Any idiot can face a crisis it’s day to day living that wears you out. Anton Chekhov

To every rule there is an exception and an idiot ready to demonstrate it. Don’t be the one! Vera Nazarian

Almost everybody is born a genius and buried an idiot. Charles Bukowski

Which is when I decided I would never love anyone again because you just felt like an idiot when you put love out there and it didn’t come back your way. Karen Tayleur

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

I am the kid who sticks her finger in the light socket. I am the person who doesn’t check the expiration date on the milk. I am the idiot who has never looked before she leaped. I am the girl who is falling apart, right now. Amy Garvey

There is no refutation of Darwinian evolution in existence. If a refutation ever were to come about, it would come from a scientist, and not an idiot. Richard Dawkins

Foolishness sleeps soundly, while knowledge turns with each thinking hour, longing for the dawn of answers. Anthony Liccione

Falling in love is terrible. It makes you act foolish, like an idiot. Lemmy

We’re so different. You’re an intellectual. I’m an idiot. Don’t say that, I yelled. You’re not an idiot, you stupid idiot. Melina Marchetta

Laughter is an important part of a good relationship. It’s an immense achievement when you can move from your thinking that your partner is merely an idiot to thinking that they are that wonderfully complex thing called a loveable idiot. And often that means having a little bit of a sense of humour about their flaws. Alain de Botton

It will take time to restore chaos. George W. Bush

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

Sometimes playing stupid opens your eyes to the truth. Anthony Liccione

I’m a one man idiot. Eddie Izzard

Every single person is a fool, insane, a failure, or a bad person to at least ten people. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Baseball is the favorite American sport because it’s so slow. Any idiot can follow it. And just about any idiot can play it. Gore Vidal

It’s not so much that the old friend is a better friend. It’s just that you know the person better, and you know they don’t really care if you’re acting like a poor, grovelling idiot. They know you would do the same for them. Markus Zusak

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

Let me say this being an idiot is no box of chocolates. People laugh, lose patience, treat you shabby. Now they say folks supposed to be kind to the afflicted, but let me tell you this it ain’t always that way. Even so, I got no complaints, cause I reckon I done live a pretty interesting life, so to speak. Winston Groom

But I’m not an idiot. At the end of the day, I’ve learned a lot. Karl Pilkington

I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn’t study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people. Dan Quayle

The truth is that I’m an idiot. I am. I don’t do things by the rules sometimes. I say things that I probably shouldn’t say. I push buttons. I deserve to be made fun of. And I feel like, as soon as you can make fun of something, it instantly removes the fear. Ashton Kutcher

Idiot. It was just a word. It had no weight, no atomic number, no chemical structure with which it could bind to and thus make it real. But it hurt. Roshani Chokshi

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

The idiot is indeed the good man, but only because he doesn’t know any better. William Saroyan

I’ll only retire in the day I should be dead and they have me buried, and some idiot spell over my casket some stupid gospel stuff. Ozzy Osbourne

It wasn’t as if crack was getting great press in the South Bronx in 1999, but it took a particular kind of idiot to wake up one day and say, Angel dust is a product I’ve heard nothing but good about, and it’s about time I was involved. Edward Conlon

I showed my dad the first episode of Toast of London the other night. He laughed a bit, but when it finished, he just turned to me and said, You’re an idiot. I loved that. Matt Berry

She really did like me, the idiot. Jeff Lindsay

I always just forced myself to do crazy things in public. In college I would push an overhead projector across campus with my pants just low enough to show my butt. Then my friend would incite the crowd to be like, Look at that idiot! That’s how I got over being shy. Will Ferrell

Whenever I’m about to do something, I think, Would an idiot do that? And if they would, I do not do that thing. Dwight Schrute

Believe it or not, I’m a bit clumsy with technology. It’s probably why I’m so excited about the touchscreen even an idiot can use it! Bjork

 Most great ideas, or a lot of them anyway, were thought at the time to be rubbish, and you were reckoned an idiot for having them. This was true of stupid ideas too. Telling them apart was the tricky bit. Mick Herron

I don’t walk into a dinner party and say, You’re an idiot; give me my coat. Don Rickles

But my nose is running! What do you have hands for, idiot, if not to wipe it? But how is it right that there be running noses in the first place? Instead of thinking up protests, wouldn’t it be easier just to wipe your nose? Epictetus

I cannot live a life where I’m deprived. I’d much rather be five, 10 pounds heavier. With my luck, I’ll get myself to that perfect goal weight, and I’ll get hit by a bus. Then I’ll be like looking at myself from some afterlife going, You idiot. You could have had that agnolotti, dummy. Drew Barrymore

So it needs saying from the outset that it’s always very easy to declare that other people are idiots, but only if you forget how idiotically difficult being human is. Especially if you have other people you’re trying to be a reasonably good human being for. Fredrik Backman

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 can’t expect to be treated like a king and act like the village idiot. Dennis Adonis III

A left wing idiot is as dangerous as a right wing idiot. Milos Zeman

You can’t debate an idiot. if you do, you are an idiot. M.Rehan Behleem

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

We are all capable of foolishness, it’s just that we have a different area of expertise. Giannis Delimitsos

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

Every village loves its own idiot or its own lunatic. Tomichan Matheikal

There are a lot of idiot fund managers out there who add no value to the process at all. Kevin O’Leary

La solitude fait des gens à talents ou des idiots. Victor Hugo

A lot of people ask what it takes to move from being a creative to a leader Take everyone’s career personally. People will work hard for you if you work hard for them. Any idiot can be a boss; all you need is a title. But to be a leader, you need to earn respect and have an opinion you stand by. David Droga

Everyone always underestimates the idiot. Marissa Meyer

To generalize is to be an idiot. William Blake

You’re such a sucker for sweet talk that you’d lie with every scumbag who comes your way. Ahmed Mostafa

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

Nobility is a lie. A pretence that high standing comes from anything more than money or martial prowess. Any dolt can play the noble, and as you’ll discover in time, daughter, it’s mostly dolts who do Anthony Ryan

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

Oh, there’s no use talking to him. He’s perfectly idiotic.Lewis Caroll

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

Doing good and dealing with intentional idiots far out weighs sitting back and relaxing. Richie Norton

For some reason, we’re brainwashed to think if you’re not a thug or an idiot, you’re not black enough. If you go to school, make good grades, speak intelligent, and don’t break the law, you’re not a good black person. Charles Barkley

Will it take the death of me to finally learn that the things that I describe as success may very well be the death of me? Craig D. Lounsbrough

I don’t mind being criticised, because I am not that easy to knock down, and no one can destroy me. But I am bothered by the stupid people who call me dirty, brainless, and an idiot. You don’t say words like these to someone who you know nothing about. Granit Xhaka

Idle living turns me into an idiot. I can’t afford to get stupid. I’ve already been irritating. I’ve used up my passes on personality flaws. F.K. Preston

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

When somebody asks me do you think I am an idiot? My answer always is, of course, you are. You wouldn’t need to ask me if you weren’t one. Kambiz Shabankare

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

Fighting evil is like arguing with an idiot. R.A. Delmonico

I’m an idiot who won the Literature Nobel Prize. Dario

If you think you can draw attention and can buy everyone with your high material standing and position rather love and respect. You are just an idiot. Ehsan Sehgal

Fo Swing voters are more appropriately known as the idiot voters because they have no set of philosophical principles. By the age of fourteen, you’re either a Conservative or a Liberal if you have an IQ above a toaster. Ann Coulter

When idiotic things happen, recognize that’s it’s just that idiotic, and move forward. Richie Norton

Any idiot can make money. Keeping money, very few can do. John McAfee

Don’t let any idiot talk you out of your dream. If you are making peanuts today don’t stop building they will come back one day but they won’t be able to come closer talk less of talking to you. Olawale Daniel