Fools Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fools

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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
~By Walt Whitman ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit for fools.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


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 ~


Fools are without number.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform.
~By Edward Young ~


Fortune, that favors fools.
~By Ben Jonson ~


Every man must wear out at least one pair of fools shoes.
~By Earl Derr Biggers ~


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 ~


In Greece wise men speak and fools decide.
~By George Santayana ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority have always done just the opposite.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Wise men argue causes; fools decide them.
~By Anacharsis ~


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


No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers, alas, have to be fools in public, while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
~By Erica Jong ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


Black women as a group have never been fools. We couldn't afford to be.
~By Barbara Smith ~

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