"A man with a small head is like a pin without any, very apt to get into things beyond his depth."
— Josh Billings
"Optimism through stalwart skepticism is a defect not everyone is lucky enough to be cursed with."
— Rose Lalonde, Homestuck
"Sometimes it depresses me how well dumb luck works for you."
Fool of a Took! Throw yourself in next time, and rid us of your stupidity!
— Gandalf, to Pippin, The Lord of the Rings
"People who enjoyed a merely superficial acquaintance with my nephew Archibald (said Mr. Mulliner) were accustomed to set him down as just an ordinary pinheaded young man. It was only when they came to know him better that they discovered their mistake. Then they realized that his pinheadedness, so far from being ordinary, was exceptional."
— P. G. Wodehouse, The Reverent Wooing of Archibald
It is true. The flower of luck grows on the dung of stupidity.
"It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak."
"Durch Mitleid wissend, der reine Tor,
harre sein, den ich erkor." Translation