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Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


I find that to be a fool as to worldly wisdom, and to commit my cause to God, not fearing to offend men, who take offence at the simplicity of truth, is the only way to remain unmoved at the sentiments of others.
~By John Woolman ~


Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.
~By Douglas Bader ~


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Everyone who comes out does a very foolish thing in bringing such a quantity of clothes that he never wants.
~By William John Wills ~


The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.
~By Samuel Butler ~


The point is, when you have a chance to have a big adventure, especially if, like in your case, it doesn't hurt anyone, it's just plain foolish not to take it.
~By Mink Stole ~


A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
~By Al Bernstein ~


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 ~


When I left school I went on trip around the world - I only got as far as Australia, but like a bloody fool I cut it short because of a girl. It's probably one of my big regrets in life.
~By Ben Nicholson ~


I was the class clown so I was used to performing and fooling around in front of my friends.
~By Dominic Monaghan ~


Only fools are positive.
~By Moe Howard ~


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


He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
~By James Huneker ~


A fool can throw a stone in a pond that 100 wise men can not get out.
~By Saul Bellow ~


The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


Politics will sooner or later make fools of everybody.
~By Dick Armey ~


I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too!
~By William Shakespeare ~


We must fight as a race for everything that makes for a better country and a better world. We are dreaming idiots and trusting fools to do anything less.
~By Ralph Bunche ~


Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
~By Randall Terry ~


Music is the one part of the entertainment business where you can't fool anybody into buying a record.
~By Nile Rodgers ~


God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.
~By John Muir ~


The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
~By Anatole France ~


But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


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


Eddie Drake is sort of this loose cannon, funny, edgy guy, who has this really foolish, foolish mustache.
~By Lee Tergesen ~


We are all the foolishness and all the crimes we did. We're also all the kindnesses we did. I hate to think of life as if we understood time. We don't understand time.
~By Hugh Leonard ~


Any fool knows that bravado is always a cover-up for insecurity. That's the truth. And on that note, I'll say goodnight. God love you.
~By Bobby Darin ~


A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy.
~By John Churton Collins ~


He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.
~By Jim Elliot ~


It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
~By Voltaire ~


New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal. Everybody is looking at everybody else a foolish crowd walking on mirrors.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


I may be getting old, but not foolish.
~By Elia Kazan ~


The fools ran after me and I ran after the whores, foolish though I realized such a proceeding to be.
~By C. S. Forester ~


Television is a powerful medium that has to be used for something better than sitcoms and police shows. On the other hand, if you don't recognize the forces that play on what people watch and what they don't then you're a fool and you should be in a different business.
~By Roone Arledge ~


Part of the $10 million I spent on gambling, part on booze and part on women. The rest I spent foolishly.
~By George Raft ~


People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine.
~By Barry Goldwater ~


People come out to see the players. When do you see a manager anyway? When he's out on the field arguing with the umpires, making a fool of himself and you know you can't win, and when he brings out the line-up card.
~By Frank Robinson ~


Do not let the Obama administration fool you with all their cunning Alinsky methods. And if you don't know what that method is, I implore you to get the book 'Rules for Radicals,' by Saul Alinsky. Mr. Obama is very well trained in these methods.
~By Jon Voight ~


Only a fool does not fear actors, but you can't beat them, and if you can't beat them, join them, as they say. As I've got older I've become very interested in that part of the work.
~By Lars von Trier ~


A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


I'm delighted by how Nobody's Fool turned out. It was a rare movie.
~By Richard Russo ~


A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


Jamie's gonna go take a break now, and i am going to continue the on-going process of making a fool of myself and go ahead and try it myself.
~By Adam Savage ~


The fool inherits, but the wise must get.
~By William Cartwright ~


Bad experience is a school that only fools keep going to.
~By Ezra Taft Benson ~


You can't control how you are perceived, and you are a fool if you waste any energy trying to do so. Vanity will get you nowhere.
~By Dave Blood ~


It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
~By George S. Patton ~


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


Silence is the virtue of fools.
~By Francis Bacon ~


If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your looking glass.
~By Francois Rabelais ~


The first rule to living in America is 'Stop tap dancing, you fool!'.
~By Ryan Stiles ~


To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.
~By Dean Koontz ~


The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


Membership of the United Nations gives every member the right to make a fool of himself, and that is a right of which the Soviet Union in this case has taken full advantage.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. ~


Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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


I was being foolish. An atheist can't stand behind their assertion that God doesn't exist. The stupidest thing I ever could have done was to reject His Truth.
~By Kirk Cameron ~


I have always maintained that the one important phenomenon presented by modern society is - the enormous prosperity of Fools.
~By Wilkie Collins ~


I have learned that any fool can write a bad ad, but that it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.
~By Leo Burnett ~


Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
~By John Dryden ~


People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.
~By Alice Walker ~


My manner of thinking, so you say, cannot be approved. Do you suppose I care? A poor fool indeed is he who adopts a manner of thinking for others!
~By Marquis de Sade ~


People have always thought that I wasn't ambitious. They judged by appearances and were fooled. I was competitive. I wanted success and was willing to work for it.
~By Perry Como ~


There are more fools than knaves in the world, else the knaves would not have enough to live upon.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.
~By George Chapman ~


When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible - cowards and fools.
~By Russell Baker ~


I would be a fool to deny my own abilities.
~By Julie Andrews ~


War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality.
~By John McCain ~


I know a lot of people think I'm dumb. Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
~By Leon Spinks ~


I had never done TV. I think it's a foolish medium for, most rock 'n roll music. Nobody ever comes off well on TV.
~By Dan Fogelberg ~


Solving a problem created by debt... by creating more debt is a fool's errand.
~By Olivier Sarkozy ~


At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
~By Alcuin ~


It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
~By Helen Rowland ~


Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity.
~By Dylan Thomas ~


I try not to kid myself. You know, I don't mind romancing someone else, but to fool yourself is pretty devastating and dangerous.
~By Bill Veeck ~


We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every 10 minutes.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


I'm different. I have a different constitution, I have a different brain, I have a different heart. I got tiger blood, man. Dying's for fools, dying's for amateurs.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


Wise men argue causes; fools decide them.
~By Anacharsis ~


Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary.
~By Julius Rosenwald ~


Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
~By Alexander Pope ~


One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear.
~By J. B. Morton ~


As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


I wasn't born a fool. It took work to get this way.
~By Danny Kaye ~


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


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


First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


I've performed solo for 20 years now, but I don't do much of it, because if you only play alone, you go crazy and out of tune and play foolish music.
~By Steve Lacy ~


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 ~


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


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


Anyone who says they're not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool or a liar, or a little bit of both.
~By Anderson Cooper ~


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


I don't look like a desert person because I stay indoors most of the day and fool around at night. That's what the desert animals do - they don't have a tan either.
~By Don Van Vliet ~


Unless one is a religious fundamentalist and believes that man was created in the image and likeness of God, it is foolish to believe that human beings are exempt from biological classification and the laws of evolution that apply to all other life forms.
~By J. Philippe Rushton ~


Neither man nor woman can be worth anything until they have discovered that they are fools.
~By William Lamb Melbourne ~

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