Fool Quotes

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction.

E.F. Schumacker

He who praises me on all occasions is a fool who despises me or a knave who wishes to cheat me

Chinese Proverb

Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.

Ambrose Bierce

Witchcraft is a way of life for individuals, not the masses, and there's no point in you coming toward the Craft if you are a wimp, a follower, a coward, or a fool, as sorcery is both a practice and a priesthood, and it is not a garment that can be discarded when the going gets tough.

LY DE ANGELES

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no use being a damn fool about it.

W. C. Fields

Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

Heinrich Heine

By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.

Frank Moore Colby

By rights, is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.

Frank Moore Colby

He is a fool who cannot be angry; but he is a wise man who will not.

Seneca

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.

Abraham Lincoln

Sometimes when you're arguing with a fool, he's doing the same thing.

Unknown

I would rather have five energetic and competent enemies than one fool friend.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start it, but to end it requires considerable skill.

Lord Mansfield

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

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Now, a clever man would put the poison into his own goblet, because he would know that only a great fool would reach for what he was given. I am not a great fool, so I can clearly not choose the wine in front of you. But you must have known I was not a great fool, you would have counted on it, so I can clearly not choose the wine in front of me...

Vizzini

No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.

Charles Steinmetz

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet

African Proverb

Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity.

Dylan Thomas

Six hours for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.

English proverb

Hunger makes a fool of a man.

H. G. WELLS

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

Chinese Proverbs

A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.

Henry Fielding

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius--and a lot of courage--to move in the opposite direction.

E. F. Schumacker

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.

Benjamin Franklin

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