Fool Quotes

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

Ambrose Bierce

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

Abraham Lincoln

Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it

Frank Wedekind

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse

Thomas Fuller

And I saw that all labor and all achievement spring from man's envy of his neighbor. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. The fool folds his hands and ruins himself. Better one hand with tranquility than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind.


To speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

Ben Jonson

A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible

William Makepeace Thackeray

The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.

Michael Korda

Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.

Henry Fielding

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

William Blake

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his way.

Josh Billings

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.

William Shakespeare

Only a fool fights in a burning house.

Klingon proverb

The most difficult character in comedy is that of a fool, and he must be no simpleton who plays the part.

Miguel De Cervantes

He who is born a fool is never cured


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