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"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."  (Douglas Adams)

"A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool."  (William Shakespeare)

"Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain."  (Johann Christian Friedrich von Schiller, 1759-1805, The Maid of Orleans. Act iii. Sc. 6.)

"Anyone who thinks they're important is usually just a pompous moron who can't deal with his or her own pathetic insignificance and the fact that what they do is meaningless and inconsequential..."  (William Thomas)

"Fools rush in where angels fear to tread."  (Alexander Pope)

"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."  (Chinese Proverb)

"How wondrous familiar is a fool!"  (Herman Melville, Moby Dick)

"Humans beings can always be relied upon to assert, with vigor, their god-given right to be stupid."  (Dean Koontz, Seize the Night)

"I figured I would have to tell someone to kiss my ass before it was all over, and I have -- twice."  (Billy Bob Thornton, on his first visit to Cannes, US Weekly, May 28, 2001)

"I have great faith in fools; My friends call it self-confidence."  (Edger Allen Poe)

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