Fool Quotes

If it be true that men of strong imaginations are usually dogmatists--and I am inclined to think it is so--it ought to follow that men of weak imaginations are the reverse; in which case we should have some compensation for stupidity. But it unfortunately happens that no dogmatist is more obstinate or less open to conviction than a fool.

Charles Caleb Colton

What any woman saw in some particular man was beyond the comprehension of the average intelligent male. It just was so. A woman who could be intelligent about everything else in the world could be a complete fool when it came to some particular man.

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie

Starting in a hollowed log of wood some thousand miles up a river, with an infinitesimal prospect of returning! I ask myself 'Why?' and the only echo is 'damned fool!... the Devil drives'.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising budget is big enough.

Ed Rollins

One never needs their humor as much as when they argue with a fool.

Chinese Proverb

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool

Charles Simmons

Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.

Thomas B. Macaulay

A Garden is a lovesome thing, God wot! Rose plot, Fringed pool, Ferned grot, The veriest school of Peace; and yet the fool contends that God is not Not God! in Gardens! when the eve is cool? Nay, but I have a sign: 'T is very sure God walks in mine.

Thomas Edward Brown

Laws cannot prevent extravagance; and this perhaps is not always an evil to the public. A shilling spent idly by a fool may be picked up by a wiser person, who knows better what to do with it; it is, therefore, not lost.

Benjamin Franklin

One may have been a fool, but there's no foolishness like being bitter.

Kathleen Norris

The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you.

Kin Hubbard

War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality.

John McCain

The dreamer whose dreams are non-utilitarian has no place in this world. In this world the poet is anathema, the thinker a fool, the artist an escapist, the man of vision a criminal.

Henry Miller

Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed

Edward Young

Come here, Mr. Danger, coward, murderer, youre a mass murderer, youre an alcoholic, youre drunk, youre immoral, you are the worst, Mr. Danger, youre a sick, I know it personallyYou\'re a fool, Mr. Danger, or to tell you in my bad English - you are a donkey, Mr. George W. Bush You are the worst I have seen on this planet. God save the world from this threat.

Hugo Chavez

A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.

Max Gluckman

The fool that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.

George W. Thornbury

I am trying to do two things: dare to be a radical and not a fool, which is a matter of no small difficulty.

James A. Garfield

Life is not fair...Anyone who says it is, or even that it ought to be, is a fool or worse.

William M. Kucmierowski

Authority intoxicates, And makes mere sots of magistrates; The fumes of it invade the brain, And make men giddy, proud and vain: By this the fool commands the wise, The noble-with the base complies, The sot assumes the rule of wit, And cowards make t

Samuel Butler

But God, whatever else He is, and of course He is everything else, is not a fool.

Alan Bennett

There are no foolish questions, and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions.

Charles Proteus Steinmetz

While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple.

Gerald W. Grumet

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