Fool Quotes

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 artÖ it is like the smile of a fool.

William Blake

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

William Osler

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

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

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 fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

George Bernard Shaw

[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
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