Fools Quotes

There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won t.

Josh Billings

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

Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burned, tortured, fined, and imprisoned, yet we have not advanced one inch toward uniformity. What has been the effect of coercion? To make one half of the world fools and the other half hypocrites.

Thomas Jefferson

Fools worry; the wise prepare.

Duane Alan Hahn

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof was to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

Douglas Adams

Love works in miracles every day: such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak; making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools; favouring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

Marguerite de Valois

New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.

James Agate

Fill up, fill up, for wisdom cools When ever we let the wine rest. Here is death to Prohibitions fools, And every kind of vine-pest!

Jamrach Holobom

Change of weather is the discourse of fools.

Thomas Fuller†

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

Bertrand Russell

Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them.

Benjamin Franklin

Prejudices are what fools use for reason.

Voltaire

The three greatest fools of History have been Jesus Christ, Don Quixote . . . and me!

Simn Jos Antonio de la Santsima Trinidad Bolvar y

Colleges don't make fools, they only develop them.

George Lorimer

If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.

Chinese Proverb

I've heard old cunning stagers Say, fools for arguments use wagers.

Samuel Butler

Words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools

Thomas Hobbes

"Idleness is the only refuge of weak minds, and the holiday of fools"

Lord Chesterfield

The wise make proverbs, and fools repeat them.

Isaac Disraeli

Greatest fools are the most often satisfied.

Nicholas Boileau

In the university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools

Doris Lessing

Live this day as if it will be your last. Remember that you will only find "tomorrow" on the calendars of fools. Forget yesterday's defeats, and ignore the problems of tomorrow.

Og Mandino

Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.

Cato the Elder

Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.

John Gay
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