— Rick Riordan, livro The Demigod Diaries
„My theory is that we are all idiots. The people who don’t think they’re idiots — they’re the ones that are dangerous.“
— Eric Sykes English actor and director 1923 - 2012
Quoted in The Daily Telegraph, 4 Jul 2012 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/tv-radio-obituaries/9375396/Eric-Sykes.html
„If we accept the Greek's definition of the idiot as an altogether private man, then we must conclude that many American citizens are now idiots. And I should not be surprised, although I don't know, if there were some such idiots even in Germany.“
— C. Wright Mills American sociologist 1916 - 1962
1950s, "Structure of Power in America", The British Journal of Sociology, Vol. 9 (March 1958).
— Patrick Rothfuss, livro O Nome do Vento
The Name of the Wind (2007), Chapter 62, “Leaves” (p. 465)
— Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994
Interviews (1989-1994), Print, As quoted in The Daily Of The University Of Washington (1989-05-05).
— Timbaland American record producer, rapper, record executive and singer from Virginia 1972
Elliot in the Morning, 2007-02-02
— Neil Innes British comic songwriter 1944 - 2019
How sweet to be an idiot (1973).