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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 ~


I tried to tell them about the dating process because I'm single now and how horrible it is and how many foolish experiences I had had dating. So I was really selling him hard, but the whole time he really wanted me!
~By Andie MacDowell ~


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


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


I am an optimist, unrepentant and militant. After all, in order not to be a fool an optimist must know how sad a place the world can be. It is only the pessimist who finds this out anew every day.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
~By Anatole France ~


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


Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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


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 ~


A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
~By Joseph Roux ~


It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
~By Epictetus ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
~By Jane Austen ~


A fool too late bewares when all the peril is past.
~By Elizabeth I ~


I think that people need to have the courage of their convictions and not be trying to fool people into thinking that they've changed overnight.
~By Chris Bell ~


History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool but be wise.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself.
~By Paracelsus ~


The man who has never made a fool of himself in love will never be wise in love.
~By Theodor Reik ~


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 ~


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


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


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


To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.
~By Claud-Adrian Helvetius ~


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 ~


I just love making a fool out of myself. I made my living as a clown at kids' parties for about three years.
~By Hugh Jackman ~


Even if certain rogue countries do things we wish nobody did, it doesn't necessarily mean that their foolishness should justify our following suit.
~By Leon Kass ~


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 ~


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


It's marvellous to be popular, but foolish to think it will last.
~By Dusty Springfield ~


There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people.
~By George Galloway ~


I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future.
~By David Gerrold ~


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 ~


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


My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever.
~By Bob Marley ~


What is wealth? A dream of fools.
~By Abraham Cahan ~


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


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 ~


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


The die is set and Malcolm will not escape for the foolish talk he spoke against his benefactor, such a man, is worthy of death, and it would have been so, were it not for Muhammad's confidence that God would give him the victory over the enemies.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


I think it would be very foolish not to take the irrational seriously.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


I would seriously question whether anybody is really foolish enough to really say what they mean. Sometimes I think that civilization as we know it would kind of break down if we all were completely honest.
~By Elizabeth Hurley ~


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 ~


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 ~


Who were the fools who spread the story that brute force cannot kill ideas? Nothing is easier. And once they are dead they are no more than corpses.
~By Simone Weil ~


Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational - but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
~By Judith Viorst ~


I have maintained a passionate interest in education, which leads me occasionally to make foolish and ill-considered remarks alleging that not everything is well in our schools.
~By Philip Pullman ~


I'm not going to be caught around here for any fool celebration. To hell with birthdays!
~By Norman Rockwell ~


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. ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Am I foolish and insignificant or am I great? I gave all the individuals in the world cause to kneel down in front of me.
~By Sun Myung Moon ~


Silence is the wit of fools.
~By Anatole France ~


A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat.
~By Louis L'Amour ~


If I'm successful in fooling a wire service, I don't really have to do anything else to promote the story.
~By Joey Skaggs ~


I'm sort of in for a penny, in for a pound with Star Trek, It's my life at this point. To deny it would just be foolish.
~By Jonathan Frakes ~


For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
~By Richard P. Feynman ~


Despair is the conclusion of fools.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


If women believed in their husbands they would be a good deal happier and also a good deal more foolish.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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 ~


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 have felt in my very blood, ever since I was born, a most unconquerable hatred towards the whole tribe of fools, and it arises from the fact that I feel myself a blockhead whenever I am in their company.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


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


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


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 ~


Often I look back and see that I had been many kinds of a fool-and that I had been happy in being this or that kind of fool.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom.
~By Roald Dahl ~


When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
~By Cynthia Heimel ~


Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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 ~


Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


I go out there and make a fool of myself. It's inevitable.
~By Armand Assante ~


The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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 ~


A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.
~By Moliere ~


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


Money and fame made me believe I was entitled. I was wrong and foolish.
~By Tiger Woods ~


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


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


A lot of my friends were fooling around with drugs then.
~By Tommy Rettig ~


Any fool can write a novel but it takes real genius to sell it.
~By J. G. Ballard ~


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


A fool and his words are soon parted.
~By William Shenstone ~


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


There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


I am the fool, and must be the sufferer, if it be not of God.
~By Joanna Southcott ~


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


If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
~By Epictetus ~


The greatest misfortune of the wise man and the greatest unhappiness of the fool are based upon convention.
~By Franz Schubert ~


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


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


Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune. A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that, but they are broke.
~By Mike Tyson ~

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