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1  Trudolyubov struck up some stupid song.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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2  They were all stupid, and as like one another as so many sheep.
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3  Before me was standing a person with a stupid smile, the "madam" herself, who had seen me before.
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4  They laughed cynically at my face, at my clumsy figure; and yet what stupid faces they had themselves.
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5  My servant is an old country-woman, ill-natured from stupidity, and, moreover, there is always a nasty smell about her.
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6  I repeat, I repeat with emphasis: all "direct" persons and men of action are active just because they are stupid and limited.
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7  And what was worst of all, I thought it actually stupid looking, and I would have been quite satisfied if I could have looked intelligent.
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8  Man is stupid, you know, phenomenally stupid; or rather he is not at all stupid, but he is so ungrateful that you could not find another like him in all creation.
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9  Of course, this very stupid thing, this caprice of ours, may be in reality, gentlemen, more advantageous for us than anything else on earth, especially in certain cases.
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10  Even at sixteen I wondered at them morosely; even then I was struck by the pettiness of their thoughts, the stupidity of their pursuits, their games, their conversations.
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11  from there altogether, she began, to break the silence in some way, but, poor girl, that was just what she ought not to have spoken about at such a stupid moment to a man so stupid as I was.
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12  For through his innate stupidity the latter looks upon his revenge as justice pure and simple; while in consequence of his acute consciousness the mouse does not believe in the justice of it.
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13  I know I shall be told that this is incredible--but it is incredible to be as spiteful and stupid as I was; it may be added that it was strange I should not love her, or at any rate, appreciate her love.
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14  I got the better of him on that occasion, but though Zverkov was stupid he was lively and impudent, and so laughed it off, and in such a way that my victory was not really complete; the laugh was on his side.
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15  The palace of crystal may be an idle dream, it may be that it is inconsistent with the laws of nature and that I have invented it only through my own stupidity, through the old-fashioned irrational habits of my generation.
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16  One of them was Simonov, who had in no way been distinguished at school, was of a quiet and equable disposition; but I discovered in him a certain independence of character and even honesty I don't even suppose that he was particularly stupid.
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17  But I repeat for the hundredth time, there is one case, one only, when man may consciously, purposely, desire what is injurious to himself, what is stupid, very stupid--simply in order to have the right to desire for himself even what is very stupid and not to be bound by an obligation to desire only what is sensible.
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