Folly Quotes

Repudiation of pleasur is a reason'd folly of imperfection. Ther is no motiv can rebate or decompose the intrinsic joy of activ life, whereon all function whatsoever in man is based.

Robert Seymour Bridges

Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.

Ambrose Bierce

Human folly does not impede the turning of the stars.

Tom Robbins

Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.

Isaac Asimov

He who lives without folly isn’t so wise as he thinks.

FranÁois de La Rochefoucauld

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

George Bernard Shaw

As it would be great folly to shoe horses, as Nero did, with gold, so it is to spend time in trifles.

John Mason

If you protect a man from folly, you will soon have a nation of fools.

William Penn

At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.

Ovid

Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing, through the overtaking and possessing of a wish discovers the folly of the chase.

William Congreve

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education

George Bernard Shaw

It is always right to detect a fraud, and to perceive a folly; but it is very often wrong to expose either. A man of business should always have his eyes open, but must often seem to have them shut.

Philip Stanhope

A man who is not a fool can rid himself of every folly except vanity.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Fashion--a word which knaves and fools may use, Their knavery and folly to excuse.

Charles Churchill

Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition

Isaac Asimov

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