Quotations on Dumb

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One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Teamwork, Dumb, Man, Pretty, Stupidity)

Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Nature, Society, Animals, Dumb, Fools)

I do dumb stuff, like playing my favorite dumb Barry White song and lip-synching into the mirror so it looks like his voice is coming out of my mouth.
- Lynda Barry
(Keywords: Dumb, Favorite, Song, Voice)

Without philosophy, history is always for me dead and dumb.
- Ferdinand Christian Baur
(Keywords: History, Dumb, Philosophy)

When I saw Arnold say that he didn't need a union, because people in his position don't need it, I thought, this is a very naive way to present yourself. It's also kinda dumb about making movies. It doesn't realize how the union movement even helps the star.
- Warren Beatty
(Keywords: Movies, Thought, People, Dumb, Present)

The biggest threat to McDonald's lies within - and that is us as a company becoming complacent. There are a lot of companies that get fat, dumb and happy and take their eye off the ball and forget about serving customers.
- Charlie Bell
(Keywords: Company, Dumb, Eye, Forget, Lies)

The movie Spinal Tap rocked my world. It's for rock what The Sound of Music was for hills. They really nailed how dumb rock can be.
- Jack Black
(Keywords: Music, Dumb, Sound, World)

I may be dumb, but I'm not stupid.
- Terry Bradshaw
(Keywords: Dumb, May)

Most beautiful dumb girls think they are smart and get away with it, because other people, on the whole, aren't much smarter.
- Louise Brooks
(Keywords: People, Dumb, Girls)

God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God will certainly be deaf.
- Thomas Brooks
(Keywords: God, Heart, Dumb, Will)

Outside of dumb luck, the number one way serial killers are caught is through the help of the public.
- Pat Brown
(Keywords: Dumb, Help, Luck, Public)

Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb.
- Yul Brynner
(Keywords: Being, Dumb, Girls, Want)

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb. After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler
(Keywords: Father, Thought, Dumb, Pretty, Years)

Everybody started saying, well, this cat's not as dumb as people think he is.
- David Allan Coe
(Keywords: People, Dumb, Saying)

I appreciated and respected kids who asked questions. They didn't do it to get attention, but because they were interested. Kids who didn't want to look dumb seemed like scared little rabbits.
- Henry Cole
(Keywords: Attention, Dumb, Kids, Questions, Want)

Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy.
- Ann Coulter
(Keywords: Love, Work, Patriotism, Americans, Country, Dumb, Enemy, Hate, Liberals, Question)

I always said you have to be really smart or really dumb to play this game well. I just don't know where I fit in.
- Beth Daniel
(Keywords: Dumb, Play)

Striving to tell his woes, words would not come; For light cares speak, when mighty griefs are dumb.
- Samuel Daniel
(Keywords: Dumb, Light, Words)

I did a terrible television pilot that was so badly written and dumb that it became a turning point for me and I decided that I would never accept a job just because I needed the money.
- Fran Drescher
(Keywords: Money, Dumb, Job, Television)

Pretend to be dumb, that's the only way to reach old age.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Keywords: Age, Dumb, Old)

The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb.
- Umberto Eco
(Keywords: Being, Dumb, Eye, Lies)

I'm stupid, I'm ugly, I'm dumb, I smell. Did I mention I'm stupid?
- Eminem
(Keywords: Dumb, Ugly)

I mean, Eighteen years old is the age of consent in Europe and you can go anywhere and do anything you like. In America, it is dumb. At eighteen you should be able to do anything that you like, except get married.
- John Entwistle
(Keywords: Age, America, Dumb, Europe, Old, Years)

Well, first I studied piano. I wasn't very satisfied because I though my teachers were dumb... and repressive.
- Luc Ferrari
(Keywords: Dumb, First, Teachers)

I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb as the next guy.
- Richard P. Feynman
(Keywords: Dumb, Problems)

It's a dumb question, because I don't look at things as a black director, just as a director, so ask me as a director first and we can segue into the colour thing later.
- Antoine Fuqua
(Keywords: Dumb, First, Question)

When Andy died, I just drank to dumb my mind.
- Maurice Gibb
(Keywords: Dumb, Mind)

Hollywood has the idea that movies have to be dumb. But especially movies for or about teenagers have to be really dumb!
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt
(Keywords: Movies, Idea, Dumb, Hollywood, Teenagers)

Would it not be much better to have a president who deliberately lied to the people because he thought a war was essential than to have one who was so dumb as to be taken in by intelligence agencies, especially those who told him what he wanted to hear?
- Andrew Greeley
(Keywords: Intelligence, War, Thought, People, Dumb, President)

Innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.
- Graham Greene
(Keywords: Dumb, Harm, Innocence, Meaning, World)

Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.
- Graham Greene
(Keywords: Dumb, Harm, Innocence, Meaning, Protection, World)

I do know dumb-ass questions when I see dumb-ass questions.
- Orrin Hatch
(Keywords: Dumb, Questions)

To make us a terrorist target in a region that is full of terrorism is dumb and unforgiveable.
- John Hewson
(Keywords: Dumb, Terrorism)

I'm not the same person I was. I used to act dumb. It was an act. I am 26 years old, and that act is no longer cute. It is not who I am, nor do I want to be that person for the young girls who looked up to me. I know now that I can make a difference, that I have the power to do that.
- Paris Hilton
(Keywords: Power, Act, Cute, Difference, Dumb, Girls, Now, Old, Want, Years)

You have to be smart to play a dumb blonde over and over again and keep the audience's attention without extraordinary physical equipment.
- Judy Holliday
(Keywords: Attention, Dumb, Play)

They are damn good projects - excellent projects. That goes for all the projects up there. You know some people make fun of people who speak a foreign language, and dumb people criticize something they do not understand, and that is what is going on up there - God damn it!
- Harry Hopkins
(Keywords: God, People, Dumb, Fun, Language, Projects)

Maybe these kids are just too young and too dumb to know about the first 13. Maybe they can't comprehend that the Braves have only won one World Series in those 13 years.
- Tim Hudson
(Keywords: Dumb, First, Kids, World, Years)

You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.
- Erica Jong
(Keywords: Women, Dumb, Woman)

Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
- Franz Kafka
(Keywords: Dumb, Heaven)

I started realizing that I wasn't so dumb; rather, most people simply didn't know the answers to the questions that I was interested in-or they didn't care.
- Dean Kamen
(Keywords: People, Answers, Care, Dumb, Questions)

I am dumb when it comes to learning dance steps.
- Mia Kirshner
(Keywords: Dance, Dumb, Learning)

I don't have to wait until the next morning to regret something I did that was kinda dumb.
- Bobby Knight
(Keywords: Dumb, Regret)

Blonde is dumb comedy, red hair is smart, sexy comedy.
- Lisa Kudrow
(Keywords: Comedy, Dumb, Hair)

He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Keywords: Genius, Dumb, Word)

Newspapermen ask dumb questions. They look up at the sun and ask if it is shining.
- Sonny Liston
(Keywords: Dumb, Questions, Sun)

I'm a giraffe. I even walk like a giraffe with a long neck and legs. It's a pretty dumb animal, mind you.
- Sophia Loren
(Keywords: Dumb, Mind, Pretty)

Drugs have nothing to do with the creation of music. In fact, they are dumb and self indulgent. Kind of like sucking your thumb!
- Courtney Love
(Keywords: Music, Creation, Drugs, Dumb, Fact, Nothing, Self)

Watch me when people say deaf and dumb, or deaf mute, and I give them a look like you might get if you called Denzel Washington the wrong name.
- Marlee Matlin
(Keywords: People, Dumb, Name, Washington, Wrong)

Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important.
- Eugene McCarthy
(Keywords: Politics, Being, Coach, Dumb, Football)

However, we couldn't focus on the films much during the series because we're dumb. Individually we're smart guys, but together we're one big dumb guy, and couldn't concentrate on two things at once.
- Bruce McCulloch
(Keywords: Dumb, Focus)



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