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Idiots Quotes

Often referred to as moron, dunce, imbecile, dullard, cretin etc. idiots lack common sense and comes packed with poor judgment and no wit. Initially, idiocy was deemed as a mental illness but later modern studies defined them as a person with very low intellectual quotient as opposed to a person with average wit. Known for making a spectacle with their foolish behavior, idiots have been granted a comical stature in literature and have been used by authors, play writers, and poets to amuse or win sympathy of the audience. A fine example of this is the character Prince Lev Nikolayevich Myshkin from the novel ‘The Idiot’ by a Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky that touches the readers’ sensitivity. Read these famous idiot quotations & sayings to know more about this.

Sean Connery

I'm fed up with the idiots... the ever-widening gap between people who know how to make movies and the people who green-light the movies.

Salvador Dali

The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.

Lou Holtz

God looks after children, animals and idiots.

Honoré de Balzac

For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.