Fool Quotes

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

The fool's mind wanders, the wise mind wonders.

Patrick J. Mills

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

Don’t approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side.

Jewish Proverb

A fool is like the big drum that beats fast but does not realize its hollowness

Malayan Proverb

You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.

Abraham Lincoln

He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.

James Gibbons Huneker

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.

Henry David Thoreau

A fishing pole is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool on the other

Samuel Johnson

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.

Jim Elliot

Who does not love wine, women, and song Remains a fool his whole life long.

Johann Heinrich

A fool in love makes no sense to me. I only think you are a fool If you do not love.


Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.

Ambrose Bierce

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