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Quotes against power and stupidity

Quotes against power and stupidity

Quotes against power and stupidity by Carl William Brown
Quotes against power and stupidity by Carl William Brown

Quotes against power and stupidity, an E-book written by Carl William Brown New Edition 2015 Youcanprint Self-publishing. A short introduction to the text.

La bêtise n’este pas mon fort. J’ai vu beaucoup d’individus; j’ai visité quelques nations; j’ai pris ma part d’entreprises diverses sans les aimer; j’ai mange presque tous les jours; j’ai touché à des femmes. Je revois maintenant quelques centaines de visages, deux ou trois grandes spectacles, et peut’être la substance de vingt
livres. Je n’ai pas retenu le meilleur ni le pire de ces choses: est resté ce qui l’a pu.
Paul Valéry

Unfortunately our planet is more and more full of increasingly empty men, to paraphrase Eliot, shapeless figures, colorless shadows, not souls, lost and violent, but only, empty men, stuffed men, created by the taxidermists of stupidity.
Carl William Brown

Force governs the world (unfortunately!) and not knowing: therefore whoever rules it can and usually is ignorant.
Vittorio Alfieri

At least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice, and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity, idealism, dogmatism and
proselytizing zeal on behalf of religious or political idols.
Aldous Huxley

I am a scholar of stupidity, so thanks for existing.
Carl William Brown

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Albert Einstein

Being a scholar of stupidity, how might I avoid to thank a lot of people for their existence.
Carl William Brown

Society is not a disease, it is a disaster. What a stupid miracle that one can live in it.
Emile M. Cioran

To have created a Welfare State was a great achievement; but we must go on to create a Welfare Planet.
George Mikes

I am a scholar of stupidity, so thanks for existing.
Carl William Brown

A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.
Arabian Proverb

A revolutionist is one who desires to discard the existing social order and try another.
G.B. Shaw

How can you fight stupidity effectively? The answer is simple: it’s not easy.
Carl William Brown

One of the main purpose of art has ever been that of making its indispensable contribution to the growth of entropy of the universal stupidity.
Carl William Brown

Since the universe is stupid, it’s no wonder that social Darwinism tends to support, promote and finance the evolution of fools.
Carl William Brown

Examples of human stupidity. Blasphemy in Pakistan can now include spelling errors by children or throwing away a card bearing the name “Muhammad”.
Carl William Brown

An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.
Eric Hoffer

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.
Albert Einstein

Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Albert Einstein

I can calculate the movement of stars, but not the madness of men.
Isaac Newton

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
Albert Camus

The common curse of mankind, folly, ignorance and stupidity.
Carl William Brown

To philosopher and historian the madness and imbecile wickedness of mankind ought to appear ordinary events.
David Hume

Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one must not misuse it.
Pope John Paul II

If you can’t share wealth, prosperity and happiness, then you must at least share suffering, pain and death. To destroy in order to create!
Carl William Brown

Appeal to all scholars of stupidity in the world. Come to Italy, this country has the highest rate of morons of the universe, especially among political, bureaucratic, judicial, religious, intellectual, artistic, and mass media members, so it is the best place to develop your own field research.
Carl William Brown

When you are dead, you don’t know that you are dead. It is difficult only for the others. It is the same when you are
Carl William Brown

A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
Nicholas Boileau

As far as humanity is concerned the origin of stupidity is itself.
Carl William Brown

The fools of the world have been those who have established religions, ceremonies, laws, faith, rule of life.
Giordano Bruno

Power and leaders. Know your enemies!

Aforismi contro il potere e la stupidità. (New Edition 2015)

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