Fool Quotes

I am but a draper in a room of wool, looking at the patterns, feeling like a fool. I'm going to take my fabric, stretch it to the seams, I want to find what's woven underneath these tailored dreams.

Ralston Bowles

A fool is a man who never tried an experiment in his life.

Erasmus Darwin

A fool who, after plain warning, persists in dosing himself with dangerous drugs should be free to do so, for his death is a benefit to the race in general.

Henry Louis Menck

I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future.

David Gerrold

TAILPIECE. One of the disadvantages of being a hog is that at any moment some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear.


Harmony of colouring is destructive of artÍ it is like the smile of a fool.

William Blake

A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about

Miguel de Unamuno

A physician who treats himself has a fool for a patient.

William Osler

Someone once said that a fool can put on his coat better than a wise man can put it on for him. The implications of that undermine most of the agenda of the political left.

Thomas Sowell

The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.

Samuel Butler

A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.


A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.

Kong Fuzi

A spoon does not know the taste of soup, nor a learned fool the taste of wisdom.

Welsh Proverb

He who is born a fool is never cured


Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer

Charles Caleb Colton

By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed

African Proverb

[A] ny fool can make history, but it takes a genius to write it.

Oscar Wilde

A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat.

Louis L'Amour

If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.

Abraham Lincoln

Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.

J B Priestley

It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son - and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.

Helen Rowland

The fool wanders, a wise man travels.

Thomas Fuller

Experience is the best teacher, but a fool will learn from no other.

Benjamin Franklin

Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.

Charlie Chaplin

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