Fools Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fools

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


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


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


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 ~


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


Fools are without number.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.
~By Alice Walker ~


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

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