Carlo Cipolla

Carlo Cipolla

A stupid person is a person who causes losses to another person or to a group of persons while himself deriving no gain and even possibly incurring losses.More Carlo Cipolla quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No matter how high are one's estimates of human stupidity, one is repeatedly and recurrently startled by the fact that:a) people whom one had once judged rational and intelligent turn out to be unashamedly stupid.b) day after day, with unceasing monotony, one is harassed in one's activities by stupid individuals who appear suddenly and unexpectedly in the most inconvenient places and at the most improbable moments.More Carlo Cipolla quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The “Vasco da Gama's era” ends in a nightmare in which men-Westerners and non-Westerners alike-are bewildered by this confusion and the old fancy of the apprenti sorcier becomes tragically actual.More Carlo Cipolla quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As Dr. Chiang puts it, “while Buddha came to China on white elephants, Christ was borne on cannon balls.More Carlo Cipolla quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Always and inevitably everyone underestimates the number of stupid individuals in circulation.More Carlo Cipolla quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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