The Problem With The World

The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.

—Charles Bukowski

  • http://www.cstdbill.com/ Bill

    Citation, please. I want to read more.

    • Kodie

      I recommend hearing it spoken; go to youtube and I could listen to Bukowski for about an hour. Not all day, but at least a significant fraction of a day.

      • Theory_of_I

        I still think you’re related.

  • kessy_athena

    I’ll go with Socrates on this one. “The Delphic Oracle said I was the wisest of all the Greeks. It is because that I alone, of all the Greeks, know that I know nothing.”

  • http://www.loreleiarmstrong.com Lorelei

    “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser men so full of doubts.”
    ― Bertrand Russell

    • blotonthelandscape

      Knew I recognised it.

  • Lurker111

    “The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.”

    I’ll steal that.

  • Mark Temporis

    “The best lack all conviction, while the worst
    Are full of passionate intensity.”
    -Yeats.


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