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A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.
~By John Updike ~


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


If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
~By Sophocles ~


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 ~


You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


To be a man's own fool is bad enough, but the vain man is everybody's.
~By William Penn ~


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


Only a fool would refuse to enter a fool's paradise when that's the only paradise he'll ever have a chance to enter.
~By Jessamyn West ~


You don't have any kind of sense of being foolish when you are acting. When you're younger you don't want to look a fool, so you don't do things that might make you vulnerable.
~By Tom Wilkinson ~


Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
~By Plato ~


Words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


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 ~


How do you know antiquity was foolish? How do you know the present is wise? Who made it foolish? Who made it wise?
~By Francois Rabelais ~


Casey knew his baseball. He only made it look like he was fooling around. He knew every move that was ever invented and some that we haven't even caught on to yet.
~By Sparky Anderson ~


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


Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn't in us. It's almost as if we're put here on earth to show how silly they aren't.
~By Russell Hoban ~


Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.
~By Lord Byron ~


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


The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


Baseball must be a great game to survive the fools who run it.
~By Bill Terry ~


It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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 ~


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


I really wish I was less of a thinking man and more of a fool not afraid of rejection.
~By Billy Joel ~


When you start fooling around with drugs, you're hurting your creativity, you're hurting your health. Drugs are death, in one form or another. If they don't kill you, they kill your soul. And if your soul's dead, you've got nothing to offer, anyway.
~By Paul Stanley ~


I am two fools, I know, for loving, and for saying so in whining poetry.
~By John Donne ~


A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
~By Bruce Lee ~


There are more fools in the world than there are people.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


It is the part of a fool to say, I should not have thought.
~By Scipio Africanus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I expected to be shot at any moment and if they had done I would have understood, that they couldn't take risks with someone foolhardy or so unpredictable.
~By Laurie Lee ~


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


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


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


You give me nothing during your life, but you promise to provide for me at your death. If you are not a fool, you know what I wish for!
~By Marcus Valerius Martial ~


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


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 ~


I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


I don't care what consequence it brings, I have been a fool for lesser things.
~By Billy Joel ~


A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
~By Lord Acton ~


Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~


I am firm. You are obstinate. He is a pig-headed fool.
~By Katherine Whitehorn ~


We are at crisis point. I think anybody that sees this nation as being on stable economic or fiscal ground is fooling themselves.
~By Joe Miller ~


The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
~By Franklin P. Adams ~


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


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 ~


Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
~By Mark Twain ~


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 ~


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


It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There's not a lot of love going around.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


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 ~


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 ~


We can't fool ourselves that they will ever be enough to overthrow Capitalism. If we're serious about that we need to organise ourselves in our workplaces and communities, making the links with other workers internationally.
~By John Blair ~


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


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 ~


Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it.
~By Frank Wedekind ~


The point of living and of being an optimist is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


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


Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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


Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
~By Karl Kraus ~


You can't fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights.
~By Bob Barker ~


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


Words are the money of fools.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


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 ~


Time makes fools of us all. Our only comfort is that greater shall come after us.
~By E. T. Bell ~


Don't hate me 'cause I'm booed a fool!
~By Brian Celio ~


It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality.
~By Og Mandino ~


Fool! Don't you see now that I could have poisoned you a hundred times had I been able to live without you.
~By Cleopatra ~


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 ~


A fool must now and then be right, by chance.
~By William Cowper ~


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 ~


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


How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper.
~By Olive Schreiner ~


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


I fooled some of the most brilliant people in journalism.
~By Jayson Blair ~


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


It works both ways: there are victims of tragedy who come to me who have experienced grief of such magnitude that they cannot reconcile. Likewise, I cannot change the mentality of those who committed the crimes or the fools who followed them.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


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


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


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


I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool, but be wise.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


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


A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


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 ~


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 ~

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May 18 ,2021
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