Fools Quotes

Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool

Charles Simmons

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

There is nothing more fearful than ignorance in action.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

He who knows nothing neither doubts nor fears anything.

Mexican Proverb

One never needs their humor as much as when they argue with a fool.

Chinese Proverb

The fool has one great advantage over a man of sense he is always satisfied with himself.

Napolon Bonaparte

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.

Mark Twain

A fishing pole is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool on the other

Samuel Johnson

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.

Henry David Thoreau

He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.

James Gibbons Huneker

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

Kahlil Gibran

You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.

Abraham Lincoln

A fool is like the big drum that beats fast but does not realize its hollowness

Malayan Proverb

Don’t approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side.

Jewish Proverb

While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple.

Gerald W. Grumet

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

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

Charles Proteus Steinmetz

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

Alice Walker

Only a fool can't be fooled.

Orson Scott Card

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

Nicolas Chamfort

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

Douglas Bader

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

Nicolas Chamfort

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

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

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Updated On : December 06, 2013
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