Fool Quotes And Sayings

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The argument that the two parties should represent opposed ideals and policies, one, perhaps, of the Right and the other of the Left, is a foolish idea acceptable only to doctrinaire and academic thinkers.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


I wasn't absolutely too sure where the Falklands was, and I didn't want to make a bloody fool of myself.
~By Denis Thatcher ~


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


Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.
~By J. G. Holland ~


To be able to write a play a man must be sensitive, imaginative, naive, gullible, passionate; he must be something of an imbecile, something of a poet, something of a liar, something of a damn fool.
~By Robert E. Sherwood ~


I always loved my mother, felt loved, but she was judgmental. Her father in Ireland didn't approve of women generally, and she took on his values. She believed her own mother was foolish.
~By Julie Walters ~


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 ~


Fools, most linguists. Damn all to say in one language, so they learn another and say damn all in that.
~By John le Carre ~


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


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


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


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


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


It's not about how loud you turn the amp up. That's not what makes it sound big. What makes it sound big is fooling around with different delays and reverb settings.
~By Brian Setzer ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


You can fool a person into going to see a movie with a good trailer.
~By Nile Rodgers ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


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


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


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 ~


No man made great by death offers more hope to lowly pride than does Abraham Lincoln; for while living he was himself so simple as often to be dubbed a fool.
~By Thomas V. Smith ~


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 ~


I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


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


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 ~


As a social good, I think privacy is greatly overrated because privacy basically means concealment. People conceal things in order to fool other people about them. They want to appear healthier than they are, smarter, more honest and so forth.
~By Richard Posner ~


You never know what a fool you can be till life gives you the chance.
~By Eden Phillpotts ~


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


He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater that does not marry a fool; what is wit in a wife good for, but to make a man a cuckold?
~By William Wycherley ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness.
~By Sidney Hook ~


As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish.
~By Demosthenes ~


Things that I felt absolutely sure of but a few years ago, I do not believe now. This thought makes me see more clearly how foolish it would be to expect all men to agree with me.
~By Jim Rohn ~


When someone demands blind obedience, you'd be a fool not to peek.
~By Jim Fiebig ~


An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


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 ~


The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


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 ~


A fool is wise in his eyes.
~By King Solomon ~


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 ~


Journalists, who are skeptical to begin with, simply do not like to be lied to or made fools of.
~By Roger Mudd ~


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


You will be amused when you see that I have more than once deceived without the slightest qualm of conscience, both knaves and fools.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can't louse it up.
~By Leonard Maltin ~


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 ~


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


Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
~By Emma Goldman ~


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


The best blood will at some time get into a fool or a mosquito.
~By Benito Mussolini ~


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 ~


Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.
~By Charles Lamb ~


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 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 ~


Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fool reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
~By Andrew Young ~


I'd be a fool to be in this for the money.
~By Benny Hinn ~


We were young, we were foolish, we were arrogant, but we were right.
~By Daniel Ellsberg ~


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


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


The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do; and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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 ~


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


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


You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere.
~By Donella Meadows ~


The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.
~By Mark Twain ~


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


It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


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


Fools are without number.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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


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


Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
~By Voltaire ~


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


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 ~


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


His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.
~By J. K. Rowling ~


To punish a man because we infer from the nature of some doctrine which he holds, or from the conduct of other persons who hold the same doctrines with him, that he will commit a crime, is persecution, and is, in every case, foolish and wicked.
~By Thomas Babington ~


There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


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


Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
~By John Dryden ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility of a far greater progress still.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~

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