Fool Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fool

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


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


When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.
~By John Dryden ~


My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.
~By Sophocles ~


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 ~


A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


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 ~


It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


Before a man speaks it is always safe to assume that he is a fool. After he speaks, it is seldom necessary to assume it.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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


Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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


The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people are full of doubts.
~By James P. Hogan ~


If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


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 ~


We shall not grow wiser before we learn that much that we have done was very foolish.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars, but it won't keep the wise from trying.
~By Harry Anderson ~


A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living.
~By Gerald Brenan ~


If you make a fool of yourself, you can do it with dignity, without taking your pants down. And if you do take your pants down, you can still do it with dignity.
~By William Shatner ~


A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
~By Sholom Aleichem ~


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 ~


Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world. The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us, with or without repentance.
~By Gilbert Parker ~


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


One has to be foolish or irredeemably stupid to believe that anything good can come to Europe from the land of presumed opportunity.
~By Julius Streicher ~


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 ~


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


It would be a foolish high representative who worked that way.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.
~By Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux ~


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 ~


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


Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing and smiling at them.
~By Samuel Pepys ~


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


The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But the righteous are like carvings upon stone, For their smallest act is durable.
~By Horace ~


It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in error.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


Chavez made a compete fool of himself in front of the entire world while giving the U.N. a black eye. But the real losers are the Venezuelan people who have to put up with this unstable character every day.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


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 ~


You think I am a fool, but you are a greater fool than I am.
~By Sitting Bull ~


I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
~By George Eliot ~


No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand... Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.
~By William Blake ~


The fuss that actors began making about the difficulty of shifting to sound struck me as perfectly foolish.
~By Gloria Swanson ~


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


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 ~


Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.
~By John Dryden ~


Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


A fool and her money are soon courted.
~By Helen Rowland ~


I guess if you're stupid enough to join the army without thinking about getting shot at, then you really are a fool.
~By James Blunt ~


When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The older I get, the less I suffer fools gladly.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
~By Robert Frost ~


There was no doubt that there was a vast organization which was making fools of all the liberals in Hollywood and taking their money, that there was a police state among the Left element in Hollywood and Broadway.
~By Elia Kazan ~


A fool and his money are soon elected.
~By Will Rogers ~


This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom's school.
~By Thomas Dekker ~


A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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


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 ~


Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.
~By Sacha Guitry ~


When the second record came out, they started calling it The Band. I voted to call it The Crackers. I'm no fool.
~By Levon Helm ~


Is there in all the history of human folly a greater fool than a clergymen in politics?
~By Pat Robertson ~


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


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no point in being a damn fool about it.
~By W. C. Fields ~


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


I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious... and I despise myself for the vanity, which formed half the stimulus to my exertions. Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool.
~By George Savile ~


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 ~


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


What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
~By Anatole France ~


You can sway an audience if you win the women over. The gentlemen will follow 'cause they can be so foolish like that at times, they are easily led.
~By Johnny Vegas ~


If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
~By Carl Jung ~


But when I did think about it and looked at the whole package - the producers behind the show, the writers, the cast I would be working with - I would have been a fool to turn it down just because the role for me was another gay role.
~By Sean Hayes ~


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


Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


My nose itched, and I knew I should drink wine or kiss a fool.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


I'm dealing with fools and trolls and soft targets. It's just strafing runs in my underwear before my first cup of coffee. I don't have time for these clowns.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the most monstrous and foolish, the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Only a genius can play a fool.
~By Michael Rapaport ~


That's one of the peculiar things about bad moods - we often fool ourselves and create misery by telling ourselves things that simply are not true.
~By David D. Burns ~


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


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


Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.
~By Josh Billings ~


A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
~By Douglas Adams ~


Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.
~By Alexander Pope ~


The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow.
~By William Osler ~


Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
~By Lord Byron ~


I'm an incredibly lucky girl. For someone who has made some very foolish mistakes and had some tough lessons to learn very quickly, I am still incredibly lucky.
~By Monica Lewinsky ~


Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
~By Albert Einstein ~


I will never do another TV series. It couldn't top I Love Lucy, and I'd be foolish to try. In this business, you have to know when to get off.
~By Lucille Ball ~


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


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 ~


There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool.
~By Diogenes of Sinope ~

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July 31 ,2021
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