Quotation Explorer - 'Foolishness'

I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, And the reason of things, And to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness and madness: And I find more bitter than death, the woman, whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands- - Compton Gage
Foolishness sleeps soundly, while knowledge turns with each thinking hour, longing for the dawn of answers. - Anthony Liccione
In an age in which the media broadcast countless pieces of foolishness, the educated man is defined not by what he knows, but by what he doesn't know. - Nicolás Gómez Dávila
Wisdom is the closest to foolishness, a person can become so wise it leads him to become foolish. - Geoffrey Karl Green
Man was bestowed with intelligence, only to gauge his foolishness! - Ramana Pemmaraju
It is at the precise moment that I take something for granted that I have placed myself in the precarious position of losing that very thing. And if that thing I risk losing is liberty, taking it for granted is foolishness of the most foolish sort. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I had to follow the ineradicable foolishness which furnishes the steps to true wisdom. - C.G. Jung
The past with its pleasures, its rewards, its foolishness, it punishments, is there for each of us forever, and it should be. - Lillian Hellman
Never mistaken humility for foolishness, nor pride for power. - Gugu Mona
Conscious faith is freedom. Emotional faith is slavery. Mechanical faith is foolishness. - G.I. Gurdjieff
GOD is foolishness and GOD is wisdom all at the same time. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness. - Sacha Guitry
A wise person is silent and rarely wants to show his wisdom. A fool is always vocal and uses every opportunity to show his foolishness. - Debasish Mridha
The old continued to have one resurgence of foolishness after another, until the organism gave out altogether. - Saul Bellow
I had given up the church, more because of its complicity with slavery than from a full understanding of the foolishness of its creeds. - Lucy N. Colman
It’s a race between your foolishness and your allotted days. Good luck. - Mark Slouka
Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It's good to be silly at the right moment. - Horace
Knowing it without understanding it is enough for one to be qualified a fool;Understanding without relative adherence, masters one in foolishness. - Caleb Ricketts
One can repent of a sin and have done with it; but the wages of foolishness is the eternal recalling of it. - Jetta Carleton
It is supposed to be true that those who do not know history are condemned to repeat it. I dont believe knowing can save us. What is constant in history is greed and foolishness and a love of blood and this is a thing that even God - who knows all that can be known - seems powerless to change. - Cormac McCarthy
1 Corinthians 3:18-19Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become 'fools' so that you may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight. - Anonymous
Selfishness and foolishness go hand in hand ; and its quantity in a person's life only decides as what quality of people s/he has as her/his friend. - Anuj Somany
Foolishness is darkness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The foolishness of youth with the cynicism of age is a dangerous combination. - Murad S. Shah
More often than not, the foolishness of our humanity drives us to destroy the very things that we need to keep ourselves from destroying ourselves. And because that’s the case, God will never allow us to destroy Christmas. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Our wisdom comes from our experience,and our experience comes from our foolishness. - Sacha Guitry
As long as there exist stupid people supporting stupid governments in their countries, people living in those countries will continue fluttering badly in the cesspool created by this utter foolishness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Wilderness is wise; civilization enjoys the joy of foolishness. - Debasish Mridha
When I was foolish, I detested sagacity. I ate the fruits of my foolishness and ignorance. I thank God because I was once foolish. It was from my foolishness that I learnt and understood the true savour of sagacity. - Ogwo David Emenike
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