n. The stock analyst that just downgraded your largest holding.
n. A member of a large and powerful tribe whose influence in human affairs has always been dominant and controlling.
The world is run by idiots because they're more efficient than hamsters.
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
— Rich Cook
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
— Mark Twain
The Idiot's activity is not confined to any special field of thought or action, but "pervades and regulates the whole." He has the last word in everything; his decision is unappealable. He sets the fashions and opinion of taste, dictates the limitations of speech and circumscribes conduct with a dead-line.
— Ambrose Bierce
I am all in favor of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius.
— Leo Szilard