Fools Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fools

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


We must fight as a race for everything that makes for a better country and a better world. We are dreaming idiots and trusting fools to do anything less.
~By Ralph Bunche ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Fortune, that favors fools.
~By Ben Jonson ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


The older I get, the less I suffer fools gladly.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


What is wealth? A dream of fools.
~By Abraham Cahan ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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

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