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Young And Stupid Quotes


"I was young and stupid then. Now I'm not young anymore." - Jyrki Lumme

"Let's stay young forever. Young, stupid, and pretty. Sounds like a plan, don't you think?" - Gabrielle Zevin

"When youre young, youre stupid." - Wendy Hiller

"When you're young, you're stupid." - Wendy Hiller

"Only the young and stupid are confident about sex and romance." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"I'm old, I'm young, I'm intelligent, I'm stupid. My tide goes in and out." - Warren Beatty

"I'm young but I'm not stupid." - Abby Elliott

"Roller-skates and disco are a lot of fun, I'm much too young and stupid to operate a gun." - Frank Zappa

"I think maybe our team was too young and stupid to even know what was going on." - Patrick Kane

"Stupid criticism and still more stupid praise." - Giuseppe Verdi

"And you stupid, stupid woman, stupid for caring, stupid for thinking that he cared." - David Nicholls

"You shouldn't believe everything you hear you're young, not stupid." - Terry Brooks

"You can only be stupid when you're young." - Peter Gallagher

"At least when you're young you're also stupid." - Douglas Coupland

"When you're young, you're stupid. You do silly things." - Ozzy Osbourne

"I would say, don't smoke. I'm kidding, but yeah, I did smoke in college and as a young actor and it's stupid." - Meryl Streep

"When you're young, you need to be silly and be stupid and not be trying to do that when you're 40 in a red sports car." - Gin Wigmore

"On a highway in a moving automobile. I wasn't driving. It worked out quite well, but I don't know how it did. I was young and stupid." - Charisma Carpenter

"I made stupid decisions as a kid, or as a young adult, but I'm trying to be now, I'm trying to take this lemon and make lemonade." - Kevin Mitnick

"....and your stupid camel mask..." - Dean Ambrose

"Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal." - Leo Tolstoy

"With all the efforts made by modern society to nurture and educate the young, how stupid it is to permit the mothers of young children to spend themselves in the coarser work of the world!" - Jane Addams

"When I was young, I despised old people. I was provincial and narrow-minded. It's the reason I stayed stupid so long. If you only get involved with young people you don't learn anything about the world." - Edmund White

"Too stupid to learn and too stupid to give up." - George R R Martin

"It's stupid the way people extrapolate the past - and not slightly stupid, but massively stupid." - Charlie Munger

"Educated: no. Stupid: yes. And when I say "stupid," I mean stupid fresh." - Ad-Rock

"I believe what really happens in history is this: the old man is always wrong; and the young people are always wrong about what is wrong with him. The practical form it takes is this: that, while the old man may stand by some stupid custom, the young man always attacks it with some theory that turns out to be equally stupid." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I care. They bother me. And that's why I'm stupid. That makes me exponentially more stupid than stupid. I'm stupid to the power of stupid." - Kami Garcia

"The young women who attract so much attention never change: They are all stupid. They have at best only the crudest notions of their own power, and never calculate motives or consequences. Giving a young woman a young woman's body makes as much sense as giving ten teenagers Lamborghinis and telling them to drive in figure 8s around a parking lot." - Richard Brookhiser

"You can't help being young, but it's past time that you stopped being stupid." - Scott Lynch


"Dictators aren't stupid, or regimes could be toppled easily by young people mobilizing on Facebook." - Evgeny Morozov

"When you are young, you do a lot of stupid things." - Pele

"I just didn't see films when I was young. I was stupid and naive. Maybe I wouldn't have made films if I had seen lots of others; maybe it would have stopped me." - Agnes Varda

"I was pretty awkward when I was young, but I was never afraid of putting myself out there. I would say stupid things but then they would laugh at me and possibly find it endearing." - Kunal Nayyar

"Back when I was growing up, it was like, 'You're too young to know what you want. We're telling you what you want. It doesn't matter if you like it. And you are stupid. Just so you know.'" - Wendi Mclendoncovey

"Steak is delicious and cows are stupid." - Joe

"Most people are boring and stupid." - Oscar Wilde

"Boys are stupid and girls are trouble." - Michelle Hodkin

"It's all about politics, and it's stupid." - Brownie Mary

"We are all selfish, scared and stupid." - Kieran Flanagan

"Stupid is never that entertaining. You can be stupid and sexy, stupid and funny but he's just plain stupid. That is not remarkable, that's what I mean." - John Waters

"These are young people who made mistakes that aren't that different than the mistakes I made and the mistakes that a lot of you guys made, we have a tendency sometimes to almost take for granted or think it's normal that so many young people end up in our criminal justice system. It's not normal. ... What is normal is teenagers doing stupid things." - Barack Obama

"George Bush is not stupid. He's evil. OK? There's a huge difference between stupid and evil." - Patton Oswalt

"Thwarted, or starved, in the important objects proper to young capacities, the boys and young men naturally find or invent deviant objects for themselves. ... Their choices and inventions are rarely charming, usually stupid, and often disastrous; we cannot expect average kids to deviate with genius. But on the other hand, the young men who conform to the dominant society become for the most part apathetic, disappointed, cynical and wasted." - Paul Goodman

"Back then it was a different culture. It was very loose. I was young. I was stupid." - Alex Rodriguez

"We didn't have lawyers and accountants. No one was watching out for our money. We'd go to the office and get money and go on our way. I was 19-20 years old then. I was stupid. I didn't know any better. We weren't getting our fair share of the money. That happens to young musicians all the time. It makes me mad when I think how stupid we were." - Steve Jones

"Young, gifted, and destitute..." - Tennessee Williams

"Smart stupid. Stupid smart." - Michael Grant

"Stupid, Stupid Rat Creatures!" - Jeff Smith

"I'm just full of surprises." Watching her, he waved the wrapped bar from side to side. "You can have the candy if you sit on my lap." That sounds like something perverted old men say to young, stupid girls." I'm not old, and you're not stupid." He sat, patted his knee. "It's Belgian chocolate." Just because I'm sitting on your lap and eating your candy doesn't mean you can cop a feel," she said as she folded into his lap." - Nora Roberts

"I don't think these women are stupid. I think they're selling a personality that's very marketable: Wouldn't it be fun if we were all gorgeous and didn't have a care? But creating a cultural icon out of someone who goes, I'm stupid, isn't it cute? makes me want to throw daggers at them! I want to say to them, My grandma did not fight for what she fought for, and my mother did not fight for what she fought for, so you can start telling women it's fun to be stupid. Saying that to young women, little girls, my daughter? It's not OK." - Reese Witherspoon

"Better stupid and safe that smart and dead." - Cate Tiernan

"Okay I've been stupid in the past. Not consistently stupid, but occasionally stupid. And I've made mistakes. You bet, I've made mistakes." - Charlaine Harris

"When I do something stupid with money and lose it....I call that Stupid Tax. I have paid so much Stupid Tax that I am expert." - Dave Ramsey

"You'd be surprised how many stupid mistakes I've made. I make stupid mistakes all the time, and some of them have been very big stupid mistakes." - Pete Seeger

"Government! Three fourths parasitic and the other fourth Stupid fumbling." - Robert A Heinlein

"Fear and realisation of ignorance, strong medicines against stupid pride." - Garth Nix

"Morally repugnant and tactically stupid are a lousy combination." - Richard North Patterson

"There is a fine line between stubborn and stupid." - Pete Dexter

"I want life and in all its stupid sticky rawness." - Isaac Marion

"Drink coffee! Do stupid things faster and with more energy!" - Darynda Jones

"You can be sincere and still be stupid." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"I thought I was fabulous and everyone else was stupid." - Tom Ford

"Race and class are the easiest divisions. It's very stupid" - Lynda Barry

"I like 'em big. And stupid. Don't tell my husband." - Meg Cabot

"Ladies and Gentlemen, King of the Stupid Question: Todd Grisham!" - John Cena

"It's such a fine line between stupid and clever." - Michael Mckean

"Two things make smart men stupid, beautiful women and sports" - Colin Cowherd

"Life is tough, and it's really tough when you're stupid." - Damon Runyon

"Being both stupid and ignorant is an accomplishment." - Gene Weingarten

"Beware of stupid people who are motivated and energetic." - Margaret Catley-Carlson

"-1 x -1 = +1 is stupid and evil." - Gene Ray

"Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an asshole." - Anonymous

"Honesty always sounds like impudence to the vain and stupid." - Orson Scott Card

"Only the stupid and the wicked can fear rational criticism." - Mario Bunge

"He was born stupid, and greatly increased his birthright." - Samuel Butler

"Only the stupid and the phlegmatic should teach." - Willa Cather

"The entire world of grown-ups is corrupt and stupid." - Matt Groening

"Race and class are the easiest divisions. It's very stupid." - Lynda Barry

"People are mean and hateful, angry - haters everywhere, stupid blogs." - Chrisette Michele

"When you're 20, we all make stupid and impulsive decisions." - Brian Bosworth

"I did it the stupid way, through trial and error." - Jake Roberts

"Americans have decided to be stupid and shallow since 1980." - Joni Mitchell

"One can be a great poet and be politically stupid." - Umberto Eco

"You can be sincere and still be stupid." - Charles Kettering

"I'd go stupid collecting and counting my money." - Thelonious Monk

"You know when you're young and you see a play in high school, and the guys all have gray in their hair and they're trying to be old men and they have no idea what that's like? It's just that stupid the other way around." - Clint Eastwood

"I had been writing comic books for years and I was doing them to please a publisher, who felt that comics are only read by very young children or stupid adults. And therefore, we have to keep the stories very simplistic. And that was the thing I hated." - Stan Lee

"I became famous so quickly and so young - it was daunting. I was immature and I used to say some really stupid things in interviews. I never smiled on stage so I looked really serious, but it was because I hated my teeth and was incredibly nervous." - Gary Numan

"If you're poor and you do something stupid, you're nuts. If you're rich and do something stupid, you're eccentric." - Bobby Heenan

"I actually wanted to be a fashion designer. I did a lot with the sewing machine at home - - for Barbie or for carnival or just for fun. Then I saw this ad in the newspaper. And as young girls sometimes do some stupid things, I filled in the coupon and sent in my photos." - Heidi Klum

"I used to quite fancy Russell Brand, but I'm not sure if it's just because he's funny. He's definitely got something and I can't just switch all that off because of one stupid moment. I fancy Barack Obama too, which is a wrong crush, isn't it? He's a married man, and he's quite old, but he looks young, so he's fair game." - Konnie Huq

"When I was young and didn't have money, I liked gambling because winning and losing was fun for the rush of it. The amount of money that I would have to put down now to get that rush, there is no f'ing way I'm going to do it. It's just stupid. I would rather get that rush some other way." - Carlos Mencia

"They were so ignorant! Young men and women, educated very carefully to be apolitical, to be technicians who thought they disliked politics, making them putty in the hands of their rulers, just like always. It was appalling how stupid they were, really, and he could not help lashing into them." - Kim Stanley Robinson

"Of course, everybody makes mistakes, and we've all been young and stupid. But people need to have a sense of respect, particularly in this business, because hundreds of people are ready to take your place at any time. Maybe some people should think about that." - Sophia Bush

"I have always preferred the company of older people. No one in the history of the world has had less interest in the young than I do. I am not interested in what young people are thinking. They're thinking less than old people, of course. I mean, what could they be thinking? And what are they doing? They're doing the same stupid things you did." - Fran Lebowitz

"Certainly the effort to remain unchanged, young, when the body gives so impressive a signal of change as the menopause, is gallant; but it is a stupid, self-sacrificial gallantry, better befitting a boy of twenty than a woman of forty-five or fifty. Let the athletes die young and laurel-crowned. Let the soldiers earn the Purple Hearts. Let women die old, white-crowned, with human hearts." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Cutting is not stupid. Stupid is being bad to someone and get them to the point of bleeding" - Demi Lovato

"Brave? Or stupid?" Roger shrugged. "I've never been quite sure where brave stopped and stupid began, myself." - Gerald Morris

"When you give success to stupid people, it makes them more stupid sometimes and not more intelligent." - Arsene Wenger

"The enemy isn't men, or women, it's bloody stupid people and no-one has the right to be stupid." - Terry Pratchett

"The enemy is' men, or women, it's bloody stupid people and no-one has the right to be stupid." - Terry Pratchett

"Most men are rather stupid, and most of those who are not stupid are, consequently, rather vain." - A E Housman

"The enemy isn't men, or women, it's bloody stupid people and no-one has the right to be stupid." - Terry Pratchett

"I'd like to. Problem is, I'm not stupid." "You act stupid." "Right. Thanks for that. For your information, there's a difference between acting stupid and being stupid." "It's a fine line, but someone has to draw it." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"I"d like to. Problem is, I'm not stupid." "You act stupid." "Right. Thanks for that. For your information, there's a difference between acting stupid and being stupid." "It's a fine line, but someone has to draw it." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"I'm gonna reveal something to you that's going to come as a shock: If you're a stupid young man, you're usually a stupid old man. Most people, including myself, keep repeating the same mistakes." - William Shatner

"One of the curious things about censorship is that no one seems to want it for himself. We want censorship to protect someone else; the young, the unstable, the suggestible, the stupid. I have never heard of anyone who wanted a film banned because otherwise he might see it and be harmed." - Edgar Dale

"One of the curious things about censorship is that no one seems to want it for himself. We want censorship to protect someone else; the young, the unstable, the suggestible, the stupid. I have never heard of anyone who wanted a film banned because otherwise he might see it and be harmed...." - Edgar Dale

"There is sorrow, but I hope one can see that it is sorrow for the people who died so young and so crazy, for nothing. I have respect for them, but also for their wishes, or for the power of their wishes. Because they tried to change the stupid things in the world." - Gerhard Richter

"Misery is evil; quarreling, a misfortune. There is only one possibility of avoiding both: a clear division of society. [Otherwise] the strong tyrannize the weak, the intelligent frighten the stupid, the inferior resist the superior, and the young mock the old." - Xunzi

"When you're young, you're stupid. You do silly things. I did it (the O-Z-Z-Y tattoo across his knuckles) when I was 14. I was in jail for something. I could have had it removed, but why? It's my trademark. People stop me and say, 'Let me have a look at your hand.'" - Ozzy Osbourne

"The greatest wealth of this nation is not only the mergers of giant corporations or the possibility of further globalization of the infrastructure of the world. In the United States, our greatest single source of wealth is the minds and talent of our young people. Not to use it is stupid - to waste it is a crime." - Isaac Stern

"I think, for some children, your skills don't lie in written words. A lot of school is based around written words and how good you are at spelling or reading. From a young age, if you're told you can't spell or read very well, you're made to feel a bit stupid." - Erin Richards

"When you're young, you're stupid. You do silly things. I did it (the O-Z-Z-Y tattoo across his knuckles) when I was 14. I was in jail for something. I could have had it removed, but why? It's my trademark. People stop me and say, 'Let me have a look at your hand." - Ozzy Osbourne

"I have mixed feelings about those sorts of things. When I see it done by interesting young people, I think it's very valid. But when established photographers, people in their forties, copy me and get a lot of money, well, I find that to be very stupid." - Helmut Newton

"It's our goddamed city! It's our goddamed country. No terrorist can take it from us for so long as we're free. Once we're not free, the terrorists win! Take it back! You're young enough and stupid enough not to know that you can't possibly win, so you're the only ones who can lead us to victory! Take it back!" - Cory Doctorow

"When I was young I used to smother myself with olive oil mixed with a dash of vinegar to keep the flies away and lay in the sunshine for hours on end. But we knew no better then. Now we know how stupid that was." - Stephanie Beacham

"An Egyptian newspaper once publicly identified me as the C.I.A. station chief in Cairo. It seemed so stupid at the time. I was only 24, a little young to be a station chief, and, of course, I was never with the C.I.A." - Richard Engel

"My thing was play as hard as you can, don't be stupid, pay attention to details, and have enough guts in the clutch that you're not afraid to make a play. Some things I thought were important for a young man to know." - Joe Paterno

"I was very against pink and purple when I was young, because they were girls' colors. But that was only because I didn't want people to write me off for what I can do. When I got into my 20s, I decided that was stupid." - Danica Patrick

"Exactly. They're stupid. Who cares?" "I care. They bother me. And that's why I'm stupid. That makes me exponentially more stupid than stupid. I'm stupid to the power of stupid." She waved her hand. The moon blew away. "That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard." I looked at her out of the corner of my eye." - Kami Garcia

"Man is stupid, phenomenally stupid." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Stupid is as stupid looks." - Winston Groom

"This is not a pleasant route for many young people to consider. You have to be either hopelessly passionate, or very stupid." - Twyla Tharp

"When I was a kid they didn't call it dyslexia. They called it you know, you were slow, or you were retarded, or whatever. What you can never change is the effect that the words 'dumb' and 'stupid' have on young people. I knew I wasn't stupid, and I knew I wasn't dumb. My mother told me that. If you read to me, I could tell you everything that you read. They didn't know what it was. They knew I wasn't lazy, but what was it?" - Whoopi Goldberg

"Young people never do have a clue. There are some young people that do, but they've always been the exception. They always all grow up at some point. The problem is that they're all being indoctrinated by stupid leftists." - Rush Limbaugh

"Love makes those young whom age doth chill, and whom he finds young keeps young still." - William Cartwright

"I just always loved comedy and I really wanted to be good at it. And it was heartbreaking, 'cause I started and I wasn't good at it. I was only 17-years-old, so I had a lot to learn about life in general. But I just kept on trying. I was young enough and stupid enough and I had no other choice. I had nothing else I was good at." - Louis C K

"I am perhaps being charitable but I think there are a bunch of people out there who feel stupid. Some will be feeling stupid for stupid and evil reasons - HEY, TRUMP HASN'T DEPORTED ALL THE BROWN PEOPLE YET - and some will feel stupid for good reasons, such as that he lied about everything. But I think being made to feel stupid is damage." - Gene Weingarten

"I had the evidence that a crash did happen here....Give this information to the young people of the world and this country....They want it. Give it to them. Don't hide it and tell lies and make stories. They're not stupid....It's their information. It doesn't belong to the Army or the Department of Defence. If it's classified, take the classification off and give it to them!" - Philip J. Corso

"I have never lied to the people. I have always told them to love themselves, to move their body, and to watch their portions. I never jumped on any other bandwagons for stupid diets or shots or pills or anything. I'm very worried about our young people. And we need to take care of them, or they're not going to live as long as their parents. And this is really something very important to me." - Richard Simmons

"What folly made young people, even those in middle age, think they were immortal? How much better, their lives, if they could remember the end. Carrying your death with you every day would make it hard to waste time on unkindness and anger and bitterness, on anything petty. That was the secret: remembering your dying time, in order to keep the stupid and the ugly out of your living time." - Rohinton Mistry

"I see young people being dismissed for supposedly wanting only "stupid" and "easy" material, or that they don't have an attention span longer than three minutes. I disagree with all those statements; I just think they aren't true. I'm saying that our generation wants stuff that is substantial and challenging, as well as thoughtful and endearing. Well, I don't know if I'm doing that, but I'm trying." - Bo Burnham

"The conflict is not between Christianity and Islam or between East and West - instead, it is between stupid people and other stupid people." - Terry Pratchett

"I like things that are immature and offbeat and bizarre. Random jokes. Weird stuff. And stupid. Stupid is the highest compliment a person can pay to me." - Andy Samberg

"You can get famous for doing something stupid and empty, but you do something stupid and empty and you're already famous, you lose your career." - Billy Bob Thornton

"When you do something stupid and die, it's pathetic," I said. "When you do something stupid and survive it, then you get to call it impressive or heroic." - Jim Butcher

"Gerard is an open-minded and passionate man. I am the opposite: stubborn and stupid. But sometimes stupid behaviour makes you win." - Arsene Wenger

"They were never my pack, not even Hot Pie and Gendry. I was stupid to think so, just a stupid little girl, and no wolf at all." - George R R Martin

"And stupid. Brave and Stupid." Ravus smiled, but then his smile sagged. "But nothing can stop you from being terrible once you've learned how." - Holly Black

"The melancholy thing about the world is that it is full of stupid people; and the world is run for the benefit of the stupid and common." - V S Naipaul

"Women are pretty good. Women usually fight about some stupid guy and then when they figure out it's just a stupid guy they make up and move on." - Garry Marshall

"Here's all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid." - George Carlin

"Again, if I was going to call Romney and the Republicans stupid, I'm certainly not going to call the Democrats and President Obama stupid." - Antonio Villaraigosa

"I was consumed by the mystery Edward presented. And more than a little obsessed by Edward himself. Stupid, stupid, stupid. I wasn't as eager to escape Forks as I should be, as any normal, sane person would be." - Stephenie Meyer

"Yes, it is true that sometimes unusually intelligent and sensitive children can appear to be stupid. But stupid children can sometimes appear to be stupid as well. I think that's something you might have to consider." - Douglas Adams

"I wanted to make a film about stupid people that was very vulgar and deeply stupid. From that moment on I can hardly be reproached for making a film that is about stupid people." - Claude Chabrol

"You deicde, and you make our night what you want. Brilliant and ours. Stupid and theirs." - Arthur Phillips



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