fool quotes

“Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.”

“The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. ”

“The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But the righteous are like carvings upon stone, For their smallest act is durable. ”

“Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. ”

“Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.”

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

“For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth. ”

“To marry a fool is to be no fool.”

“The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen.”

“Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.”

“It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own. ”

“It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness. ”

“It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in error.”

“Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error.”

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves. ”

“Fools are my theme, let satire be my song. ”

“If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.”

“The heart is forever making the head its fool.”

“As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish. ”

“The intellect is always fooled by the heart.”

“Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.”

“Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.”

“Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.”

“We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give. ”

“Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.”

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.”

“My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever. ”

“You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on. ”

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. ”

“An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.”