Fools Quotes

To laugh at men of sense is the privilege of fools.

Mahatma Gandhi

Most Canadians don't understand the House of Commons. They turn on their televisions, see us yelling at one another, and dismiss us as a bunch of fools.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.

Nicolas Chamfort

We are all fools when one wise man appears.

Orson Scott Card

Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.

Marcus Porcius Cato

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

Plato

Fools only crib about what they do not have. They do not count their blessings.

Shri Radhe Maa

Wise people are in want of nothing, and yet need many things. On the other hand, nothing is needed by fools, for they do not understand how to use anything, but are in want of everything.

Chrysippus

Better to perish from fools than to accept praises from them.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

There are more fools than wise men, and even in a wise man there is more folly than wisdom.

Nicolas Chamfort

A Parliament speaking through reporters to Buncombe and the twenty-seven millions, mostly fools.

Thomas Carlyle

We do need knowledge. And perhaps in a thousand years we might pick smaller cliffs to jump off. The books are to remind us what asses and fools we are.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

Simpletons talk of the past, wise men of the present, and fools of the future.

Napolon Bonaparte

Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.

Douglas Bader

Wise men argue cases, fools decide them.

Anacharsis

Although the masters make the rules for the wise men and the fools, I've got nothing, Ma,

Bob Dylan

Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.

Honore de Balzac

We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.

Alexander Pope

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell

Young people tell what they are doing, old people what they have done and fools what they wish to do.

French Proverb

In idle wishes fools supinely stay; Be there a will, and wisdom finds a way.

George Crabbe

If there is a witness to my little life, To my tiny throes and struggles, He sees a fool; And it is not fine for gods to menace fools.

Stephen Crane

Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.

Douglas Bader

There was no doubt that there was a vast organization which was making fools of all the liberals in Hollywood and taking their money, that there was a police state among the Left element in Hollywood and Broadway.

Elia Kazan
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