Top 191 Idiot Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Idiot Quotes from famous people such as Drew Barrymore, Justin Gaethje, Margaret Atwood, Will Poulter, Tom Hodgkinson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I cannot live a life where I'm deprived. I'd much rathe

I cannot live a life where I’m deprived. I’d much rather be five, 10 pounds heavier. With my luck, I’ll get myself to that perfect goal weight, and I’ll get hit by a bus. Then I’ll be like… looking at myself from some afterlife going, ‘You idiot. You could have had that agnolotti, dummy.’
Drew Barrymore
I’m not an idiot.
Justin Gaethje
Canada is a balloon-puncturing country. You are not really allowed to be an icon unless you also make an idiot of yourself.
Margaret Atwood
Kissing scenes are never romantic or sexy. They’re actually super technical, like, ‘Move your head; you’re blocking her light,’ or, ‘Stop looking like an idiot when you kiss her.’
Will Poulter
I suddenly realised, hey, I’m not a lazy idiot, I’m an idler! It’s something to aspire to, it’s part of the creative process! That’s fantastic!
Tom Hodgkinson
I make sure I have a smile every day for everybody because our stories within it have a darkness and we don’t need to bleed it into real life because people have got their own issues going on. So I’d always come in and be the biggest idiot on set.
Aaron Pedersen
When I play live, I jump around like an idiot for an hour-and-a-half or more under a lighting rig that’s hotter than hell.
Dimebag Darrell
CrossFit is a very humbling sport and you can be really good at something and look like an idiot doing another movement. It’s a nasty thing, but it makes it a little more fun.
Rich Froning Jr.
I have a daughter. I have my imagination. I have friends. I, in no way, am going to louse that up with some idiot man, frankly. They drag you down – I’m talking about my generation of men.
Viv Albertine
I always hoped I’d end up playing a lot cooler roles. I do end up playing quite a lot of idiot savants, and I’ve actually started to revel in that slightly.
Kris Marshall
You don’t want to miss out on something and feel like an idiot.
Kevin Connolly
The word user is the word used by the computer professional when they mean idiot.
Dave Barry
I want to stay in some era and remain there like a stupid idiot and see what happens when you try to pause time and not affect it. Not succeed. Not try to think ahead or think behind.
Ariel Pink
I like being known for being good at maths and having a brain. If I’ve been asked to do something but it’s not relevant to me, I don’t do it. I’d feel a bit of an idiot just turning up in a dress.
Rachel Riley
Newt Gingrich is an idiot of great renown… There’s something so hopelessly gross and vile about him it’s hard to take him seriously.
Maurice Sendak
I’m extraordinarily lucky to have so many friends across such a diverse group of people. One day I’ll be at Oxford, the next at some complete idiot’s lunch.
David Tang
Don’t just stand there, idiot. Call a doctor, and then help me find a nose.
Blake Edwards
Every once in a while I play a true idiot, and they’re really fun to play.
Elizabeth Banks
It’s amazing to me that Glenn Beck can be on the cover of ‘Time,’ and there can be a whole article about him basically saying, ‘Well, you know, he’s controversial.’ It’s like, ‘No, he’s a dangerous idiot who needs the help of a good psychiatrist!’
Viggo Mortensen
When I’m tired, I see industrial pictures. But I’ll see one every two months. If I see one every day, I’ll become an idiot.
Alejandro Jodorowsky
I think everybody’s got their insecurities and hang-ups. Everybody! Unless you’re an idiot.
Domhnall Gleeson
I’m a huge fan of Green Day’s album ‘American Idiot’; it was just a whole, very thorough experience.
Missing out an apostrophe or two does not make you an idiot. But equating party allegiance with nationhood certainly makes you a thug. And thugs don’t often notice that they’re thugs, usually because they’re also idiots.
Robert Webb
Eric Bischoff is a total, complete idiot, maybe the single stupidest idiot that ever got into wrestling.
Bret Hart
I feel the producers really exploited my lack of talent at this time. I looked like an idiot up there. I want to be good, not something that people will laugh at.
William Hung
I try not to get involved in the business of prediction. It’s a quick way to look like an idiot.
Warren Ellis
If ever I want to amuse myself with an idiot, I have not far to look for one. I laugh at myself.
Frederic William Farrar
If you are strong and fighting the weak, then if you kill your opponent then you are a scoundrel… if you let him kill you, then you are an idiot.
Martin Van Creveld
It’s the typical mid-life crisis kind of thing, where you just stop and wonder, ‘Should I go back to university and get a law degree?’ I kind of looked around me and thought, ‘What kind of idiot am I that I’ve just spent the last 10 years writing novels? Financially, I’m pretty much where I was when I was 28.’
Lynn Coady
I’m not a complete idiot that just accuses people of something without having my reasons to believe what it is I’m saying.
Paulie Malignaggi
Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot.
Samuel Horsley
Any idiot who knows five chords can bang a song togethe

Any idiot who knows five chords can bang a song together. But it’s probably going to be rubbish.
Joe Elliott
You treat an idiot like an idiot.
Bikram Choudhury
There’s only one way we’re going to change our political climate and ensure we establish some respect in our discourse. And that is to show there is a real price to pay for being a disrespectful partisan idiot.
Mark McKinnon
Someday they may cure MS, that idiot thing. It gets in there and they can’t get it out.
Teri Garr
I see teenagers or people who are 21 and think, ‘I was an idiot at that age.’ I was running around New York like a crazy woman. Thank God I only had three and a half cents to my name. I was too immature to handle success then.
Melissa McCarthy
When I met President Obama, all I could say was ‘wow’ – twice. What an idiot.
Kathy Bates
When I started out in the duck-call business, my college buddies would come in and say, ‘Robertson, you have a college degree. What are you doing?’ Then they drove away saying, ‘What an idiot!’ Thirty-five years later, they’re saying, ‘The sucker’s a genius!’
Si Robertson
There was a girl in fifth grade that I had a crush on that joined drama club, so I joined the drama club because I’m not an idiot, and I was gonna hang with her.
Jordan Fisher
Not a ‘Mad Men’ guy. Never got into it. I’m kind of a contrarian that way. If something gets too popular too fast before I can get on it, I just get really annoyed. Everybody tells me I’m an idiot; it’s supposed to be amazing. I saw some of the second season; I loved it, but I was just detached. I didn’t get into it.
D. J. Cotrona
If I put a value on my music, and no one’s prepared to pay that, then more fool me, but the idea that the value is created by the consumer is an idiot plan; it can’t work.
Robert Smith
I’m not an idiot: I know that I can sing and I know that I can act.
Lindsay Pearce
I’m not an idiot; I try not to look, but I see what people say about me on Facebook. I see other things written. But I don’t care.
Lindsey Vonn
If you are strong and fighting the weak, then if you kill your opponent, then you are a scoundrel… if you let him kill you, then you are an idiot. So here is a dilemma which others have suffered before us, and for which as far as I can see, there is simply no escape.
Martin Van Creveld
I’m a one-man idiot.
Eddie Izzard
Anybody who likes writing a book is an idiot. Because it’s impossible; it’s like having a homework assignment every stinking day until it’s done. And by the time you get it in, it’s done and you’re sitting there reading it, and you realize the 12,000 things you didn’t do. I mean, writing isn’t fun. It’s never been fun.
Lewis Black
Without insecurities, I think one becomes a little bit of an idiot.
Giorgio Armani
When you’ve been on a programme called ‘An Idiot Abroad’ job offers aren’t exactly flying in.
Karl Pilkington
Laughter is an important part of a good relationship. It’s an immense achievement when you can move from your thinking that your partner is merely an idiot to thinking that they are that wonderfully complex thing called a loveable idiot. And often that means having a little bit of a sense of humour about their flaws.
Alain de Botton
The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.
Sid Caesar
I was the idiot on the couch, ‘I could beat some of these guys!’ I would say that about Tim Sylvia. But I was like, ‘Freakin’ Arlovski, he looks like an athlete.’ He looked rock solid.
Travis Browne
I’ve had great success being a total idiot.
Jerry Lewis
My son likes Doctor Seuss books, but they’re right tongue twisters. You get to certain bits and you stumble your words and it makes you feel like an idiot.
The market, as we’re all painfully aware in the aftermath of the banking crisis, can be an idiot. It has no perception of right or wrong, or even sensible or insane. It sees profit.
Nick Harkaway
Writing for TV entails saying every dumb idea that comes into your head to a room of people. And doing so with the confidence that it doesn’t make you look like an idiot.
Taylor Jenkins Reid
Making the ‘An Idiot Abroad’ series, I was really dreading going to India; I thought I’d hate it. It was a nightmare, and I was really ill – just like everyone says.
Karl Pilkington
Any opportunity I get, I want to make the most of it, and I’m not afraid to look like an idiot.
If some idiot with lip gloss is telling me how awesome Lindsay Lohan is, I’m like, ‘No, Lindsay is not awesome.’
Michelle Beadle
We have no higher life that is really apart from other people. It is by imagining them that our personality is built up; to be without the power of imagining them is to be a low-grade idiot.
Charles Horton Cooley