Fool Quotes And Sayings

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To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
~By Ben Jonson ~


Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
~By Henry Ellis ~


Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool.
~By Charles Simmons ~


Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed.
~By Margaret Mitchell ~


Ninety-nine per cent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
~By Euripides ~


Fools act on imagination without knowledge, pedants act on knowledge without imagination.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


It would be foolhardy to count on the conscience of the world.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it?
~By Alec Guinness ~


You look like gold. I've been fooled before, but now I know I've made the mistake in the past. But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass.
~By Ben Harper ~


Rush Limbaugh is good for the party. Drive it all the way down, take it down as low as it can go, make complete fools of themselves, because it's always darkest before the dawn, and then maybe a moderate can come in and rescue them.
~By Evan Thomas ~


People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average intelligence. A contemptuous indifference turns into an enemy a woman who, well treated, might have been an angel.
~By Andre Maurois ~


There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Sanctions and negotiations can be very ineffective, and indeed foolish, unless the people you are talking with and negotiating with and trying to reach agreements with are people who can be trusted to keep their word.
~By Caspar Weinberger ~


That's the penalty we have to pay for our acts of foolishness, someone else always suffers for them.
~By Alfred Sutro ~


To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


The good news, to relieve all this gloom, is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting. Here, the people are sovereign. Inept political leaders can be replaced. Foolish policies can be changed. Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


You're here to sweat. This program is live. There's about one thousand million people watching you. So, you remember - one wrong word, one foolish gesture and your whole career could go down in flames. Hold that thought and have a nice night.
~By Paul Hogan ~


That wasn't a bad price for a first book. My agent upped it as much as possible. I was 27 and had nothing behind me. I was working like a fool to earn a living and pay for my apartment.
~By Patricia Highsmith ~


When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.
~By Nelson Mandela ~


To pursue a so-called Third Way is foolish. We had our experience with this in the 1960s when we looked for a socialism with a human face. It did not work, and we must be explicit that we are not aiming for a more efficient version of a system that has failed.
~By Vaclav Klaus ~


American education has been littered with failed fads and foolish ideas for the past century.
~By Diane Ravitch ~


Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


I was always too mature for my age - and not very happy. I had no young friends. I wish I could go back to those days. If I could only live it all again, how I would play and enjoy other girls. What a fool I was.
~By Maria Callas ~


It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Sometimes in politics one must duel with skunks, but no one should be fool enough to allow skunks to choose the weapons.
~By Joseph Cannon ~


The fool who persists in his folly will become wise.
~By William Blake ~


In Greece wise men speak and fools decide.
~By George Santayana ~


I wonder sometimes if manufacturers of foolproof items keep a fool or two on their payroll to test things.
~By Alan Coren ~


The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


It is the part of a fool to give advice to others and not himself to be on his guard.
~By Phaedrus ~


And to stick our head in the sand and pretend that we are somehow safer if we do not know or to pretend we are somehow safer if we limit our options seems to me not only foolish but actually dangerous.
~By Mac Thornberry ~


Fools are more to be feared than the wicked.
~By Queen Christina ~


For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


It is unsafe to take your reader for more of a fool than he is.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
~By Joseph Addison ~


The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time... love lavished on absolute fools. Love's a charity ward, you know.
~By Lawrence Durrell ~


Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Start with God - the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.
~By King Solomon ~


The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people, to whom he gives nothing else.
~By Martin Luther ~


Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.
~By Bruce Lee ~


He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave.
~By William Drummond ~


The fact of the matter is that if we were going to do anything about Gaddafi, it should have been at the beginning. And by fooling around like this as long as we have, we have wasted an opportunity that would have gotten rid of him.
~By Lawrence Eagleburger ~


Looking back on my life, I wish I'd stepped forward and made a fool of myself more often when I was younger - because when you do, you find out you can do it.
~By William Sessions ~


The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no more.
~By Alexander Pope ~


A fool and his money are soon parted.
~By Thomas Tusser ~


The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


Anyone who works is a fool. I don't work - I merely inflict myself upon the public.
~By Robert Morley ~


A woman is always a mystery: one must not be fooled by her face and her hearts inspiration.
~By Edmondo De Amicis ~


Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness.
~By May Sarton ~


The entire universe is working against me. I can't believe the entire universe could be that foolish!
~By Craig Bruce ~


A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
~By Bruce Lee ~


The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
~By Horace ~


My new movie, Fools Rush In, is a romantic comedy and the girl I play in that is very warm, very sweet.
~By Salma Hayek ~


Women's liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one is likely to do anything about that.
~By Golda Meir ~


A doctrinaire is a fool but an honest man.
~By Lord Melbourne ~


I really love pets. They're like children. They know if you really love them or not. You can't fool them.
~By Donna Douglas ~


I don't fool with a lot of things that I can't have fun with. There's not much reward in that.
~By Levon Helm ~


The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world.
~By Thomas Shadwell ~


Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.
~By Norman Douglas ~


To contrast national solidarity and international cooperation as two opposites seems foolish to me.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.
~By William Blake ~


I was always a show-off - as a kid I was never afraid to make a fool of myself, and I guess that's still true.
~By Ann Robinson ~


It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.
~By Horace ~


In fact, to gull a fool seems to me an exploit worthy of a witty man.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


If we were living in ancient Rome or Greece, I would be considered sickly and unattractive. The times dictate that thin is better for some strange reason, which I think is foolish.
~By Gwyneth Paltrow ~


The public! the public! how many fools does it require to make the public?
~By Thomas Chalmers ~


Never let a fool kiss you, or a kiss fool you.
~By Joey Adams ~


Only a fool expects to be happy all the time.
~By Robertson Davies ~


Woman is always fickle - foolish is he who trusts her.
~By Francis I ~


I think that we're foolhardy to not be engaging in federal funding of stem-cell research in the most aggressive way we possibly can.
~By Elizabeth Edwards ~


We avenge intellect when we dupe a fool, and it is a victory not to be despised for a fool is covered with steel and it is often very hard to find his vulnerable part.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


The egoist is fooled by no ideals: he discards them or uses them, as may suit his own interest.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


Now, having had this experience, I can't say really what they were looking for. I don't know their minds. But every time I see a reality show, it seems that the most entertaining parts on other reality shows are when they make their guests look foolish.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he's in love with her.
~By Agatha Christie ~


Am I a fool? I don't think I'm a fool. But I think I sure was fooled.
~By Kenneth Lay ~


The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.
~By Richard P. Feynman ~


The female format is a beautiful one in which to function. Foolhardy as it may be. I change my image all the time, it's whatever suits me at the moment.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


After granting amnesty to illegals 20 years ago, we have gone from 3 million illegals to 11 million illegals. Our government has been fooled once by this amnesty argument, let us not be fooled again.
~By Ric Keller ~


Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
~By Alice James ~


The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction.
~By Michael Moore ~


Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
~By Andre Maurois ~


You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


It would be foolish to suggest that government is a good custodian of aesthetic goals. But, there is no alternative to the state.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars and motorcycles are in the works.
~By Brock Yates ~


A minority group has "arrived" only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it.
~By Carl T. Rowan ~


Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Since that first showing of Foolish Wives I have seemed to walk through vast crowds of people, their white American faces turned towards me in stern reproof.
~By Erich von Stroheim ~


I'd rather be the king of kids, than the prince of fools.
~By Jack Black ~


Some women can be fooled all of the time, and all women can be fooled some of the time, but the same woman can't be fooled by the same man in the same way more than half of the time.
~By Helen Rowland ~

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May 23 ,2022
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