Foolish Quotes

There are no foolish questions, and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions.

Charles Proteus Steinmetz

At the gates of the forest, the surprised man of the world is forced to leave his city estimates of great and small, wise and foolish. The knapsack of custom falls off his back.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Anger may be foolish and obsurd, and one may be irritated when in the wrong; but a man never feels outraged unless in some respect he is at bottom right.

Victor Hugo

It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Error is a hardy plant; it flourisheth in every coil; In the heart of the wise and good, alike with the wicked and foolish; For there is no error so crooked, but it hath in it some lines of truth.

Martin Fraquhar Tupper

Those who wish to appear wise among fools among the wise seem foolish.

Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Illusion is the dust the devil throws in the eyes of the foolish.

Minna Thomas Antrim

It takes more than a wise man to keep track of a foolish woman.

Minna Thomas Antrim

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.

William Shakespeare

A foolish man is always doing,Yet much remains to be done.

Lao Tzu

A photograph is a most important document, and there is nothing more damning to go down to posterity than a silly, foolish smile caught and fixed forever

George Tice

There are only three types of people; those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. The first are rational and happy; the second unhappy and rational, and the third foolish and unhappy.

Blaise Pascal

Some people have a foolish way of not minding, or pretending not to mind, what they eat. For my part, I mind my belly very studiously, and very carefully; for I look upon it, that he who does not mind his belly will hardly mind anything else.

Samuel Johnson

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.

Euripides

We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish LUXURY, that fortune sells what she is thought to give

Jean De La Fontaine

There is no God, no universe, no human race, no earthly life, no heaven, no hell. It is all a Dream, a grotesque and foolish dream. Nothing exists but you. And You are but a Thought a vagrant Thought, a useless Thought, a homeless Thought, wandering forlorn among the empty eternities.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

There must always be somebody. However young or insignificant. There has to be somebody who comes from nowhere to say what others are too foolish or too frightened to say.

Anthony Burgess

In all of history, we have found just one cure for errora partial antidote against making and repeating grand, foolish mistakes, a remedy against self-deception. That antidote is criticism.

William M. Kucmierowski

Fate is the friend of the good, the guide of the wise, the tyrant of the foolish, the enemy of the bad.

William R. Alger

This is the year which people will talk about This is the year which people will be silent about. The old see the young die. The foolish see the wise die. The earth no longer produces, it devours. The sky hurls down no rain, only iron.

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

Buddha

A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.

Moli╦re

Society always consists in the greatest part, of young and foolish persons.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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