Foolishness Quotes

Good nature without prudence, is foolishness.

Proverb

It is safe to wager that every public idea and every accepted convention is sheer foolishness, because it has suited the majority.

Nicolas Chamfort

One may have been a fool, but there's no foolishness like being bitter.

Kathleen Norris

Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.

Kahlil Gibran

I do think that, of all the silly, irritating tom foolishness by which we are plagued, this "weather-forecast" fraud is about the most aggravating. It "forecasts" precisely what happened yesterday or the day before, and precisely the opposite of what is going to happen today

Jerome K. Jerome

Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information.

John McCarthy

Wisdom and foolishness are practically the same. Both are indifferent to the opinions of the world

Joseph Campbell

As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.

Jean De La Bruyere

People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.

Alice Walker

I think an interpreter has to sing everything, to sing what wants to sing. It cannot be with that foolishness, that here in Brazil we face this thing that when one records a song, later no one can rerecord it. This is madness, absurd. Music doesn't have an owner, the music doesnt belong to anyone.

Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira

Oh holy asinity! holy ignorance! Holy foolishness and pious devotion! You who alone do more to advance and make souls good Than human ingenuity and study...

Giordano Bruno

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