• "Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance." —H.L. Mencken
“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” —Martin Luther King, Jr.
• “Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.” —George Carlin
• “Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.” —wall poster by Despair, inc.
• “Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous?” —Calvin and Hobbes/Bill Watterson
• “Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.” —Albert Camus