Fools Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fools

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Change of weather is the discourse of fools.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


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


Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools.
~By John Tillotson ~


Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


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 ~


Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
~By Samuel Pepys ~


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


There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't.
~By Josh Billings ~


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


Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all.
~By John Greenleaf Whittier ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Fools are without number.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


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


Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but they are the money of fools.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


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


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 ~


Those who realize their folly are not true fools.
~By Zhuangzi ~


Without a notion of the transcendental, human beings would, indeed, be animals; however, only fools can be convinced of it, and only degenerates need such a conviction.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


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


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


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


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


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


It is my fate and perhaps my temperament to sign agreements with fools.
~By E. M. Forster ~


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 ~


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


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


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


We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools.
~By Doug Larson ~


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


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


Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
~By Henry Ellis ~


I love fools' experiments. I am always making them.
~By Charles Darwin ~


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 ~


Those who claim to have had happy lives seem to be silly fools.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


In the days of Caesar, kings had fools and jesters. Now network presidents have anchormen.
~By Ted Koppel ~


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


Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


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


In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.
~By Doris Lessing ~


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


Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.
~By Edward Young ~


Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.
~By Jean Paul ~


I hate the noise and hurry inseparable from great Estates and Titles, and look upon both as blessings that ought only to be given to fools, for 'Tis only to them that they are blessings.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.
~By James Agate ~


Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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


Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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 ~


Yet with great toil all that I can attain by long experience, and in learned schools, is for to know my knowledge is but vain, and those that think them wise, are greatest fools.
~By William Alexander ~


Nations have come under the control of haters and fools.
~By Carroll O'Connor ~


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


The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


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


Only fools are positive.
~By Moe Howard ~


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


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


Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
~By John Gay ~


Tomorrow is only found in the calendar of fools.
~By Og Mandino ~


It's true I don't tolerate fools but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies.
~By Maggie Smith ~


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


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


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 ~


People have the power to redeem the work of fools.
~By Patti Smith ~


For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


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


Fortune, that favors fools.
~By Ben Jonson ~


Is not this whole world an illusion? And yet it fools everybody.
~By Angela Carter ~


Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Suffer fools gladly; they may be right.
~By Holbrook Jackson ~


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 ~


It's the actors who are prepared to make fools of themselves who are usually the ones who come to mean something to the audience.
~By Christian Bale ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Independence is all very well, but we animals never allow our friends to make fools of themselves beyond a certain limit; and that limit you've reached.
~By Kenneth Grahame ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
~By Spiro T. Agnew ~


The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking-glass.
~By Nicolas Boileau ~


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

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