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Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
~By Aulus Persius Flaccus ~


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 ~


My grandmother had a Miss Margaret's School of Dance to teach tap and ballet to kids, but I never studied it. I was raised a Mormon and they're dancing fools. It's the only vice they have - dancing.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
~By William Congreve ~


Fools are without number.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Ninety-nine per cent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


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


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


The public! the public! how many fools does it require to make the public?
~By Thomas Chalmers ~


There are more fools than knaves in the world, else the knaves would not have enough to live upon.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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


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


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


Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.
~By Alan Perlis ~


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


It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with that it's compounding a felony.
~By Robert Benchley ~


Fortune, that favors fools.
~By Ben Jonson ~


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


Rush Limbaugh is good for the party. Drive it all the way down, take it down as low as it can go, make complete fools of themselves, because it's always darkest before the dawn, and then maybe a moderate can come in and rescue them.
~By Evan Thomas ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


With the hugely talented women I've worked with or observed, it's not a question about temperament or ego; it's a question about getting it right. If they've got a reputation for being difficult it's usually because they just don't suffer fools.
~By Glenn Close ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


People who don't see their nature and imagine they can practice thoughtlessness all the time are lairs and fools.
~By Bodhidharma ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
~By Voltaire ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Start with God - the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.
~By King Solomon ~


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 ~


Fools rush in where incumbents fear to tread.
~By Norman Ralph Augustine ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master; for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate, and in disobeying the other we are fools.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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


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


I had the conviction that lovemaking fools you. The overpowering emotions it induces make you think you're sharing the same feelings as the other person and that they're imagining the same as you.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.
~By Frank Dane ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible - cowards and fools.
~By Russell Baker ~


Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
~By Alexander Pope ~


I'd rather be the king of kids, than the prince of fools.
~By Jack Black ~


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


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


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 ~


In the mass of mankind, I fear, there is too great a majority of fools and knaves; who, singly from their number, must to a certain degree be respected, though they are by no means respectable.
~By Philip Stanhope ~


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


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 ~


The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.
~By Paulo Coelho ~


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


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


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 ~


Only fools live in the past or carry envy to the present.
~By Chi Chi Rodriguez ~


While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
~By Horace ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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

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