Fools Quotes

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

William Shakespeare

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.

Elbert Hubbard

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.

Dale Carnegie

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

Andy Dingley

A fool may be known by six things: anger, without cause; speech, without profit; change, without progress; inquiry, without object; putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends

Arabian Proverb

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.

Euripides

A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.

Joseph Roux

Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool

Josh Billings

The most difficult character in comedy is that of a fool, and he must be no simpleton who plays the part.

Miguel De Cervantes

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

Lao Tzu

Only a fool fights in a burning house.

Klingon proverb

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.

William Shakespeare

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

Minna Thomas Antrim

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

Minna Thomas Antrim

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

Marcus Fabius Quintilian

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

Josh Billings

Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.

Josh Billings

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his way.

Josh Billings

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

William Blake

Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.

Henry Fielding

The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.

Michael Korda

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

Geroge Lorimer

Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread.

Alexander Pope

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

Alice Walker

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Updated On : December 06, 2013
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