Quotation Explorer - 'Fools'

It's very simple. Liars initiate, haters carry forward, fools spread, idiots believe and mindful void. - Aditya Ajmera
The radio is in the hands of such a lot of fools tryin' to anesthetize the way that you feel. - Elvis Costello
The gods do not protect fools. Fools are protected by more capable fools.
For forms of Government let fools contest. Whate'er is best administered is best. - Alexander Pope
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof was to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. - Douglas Adams
The lowest wisdom of the wise is greater than the highest wisdom of fools. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Planting flowers in a desert is more productive than imparting wisdom to fools. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Within us all are sages, warriors and fools; we more often that not choose the fools - rassool jibraeel snyman
Only fools lay claims where lovers thread for when such love is renewed, lovers dance upon their heads. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. - Douglas Adams
Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality. - Martin Luther King Jr.
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. - Aldous Huxley
Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something. - Plato
Do you think that the things people make fools of themselves about are any less real and true than the things they behave sensibly about? They are more true: they are the only things that are true. - George Bernard Shaw
Fools make a mock at sin. - Bible
I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. - Frank Lloyd Wright
You build a tower then you also build the chance it will fall. To think of life as a foolproof is a falacy of fools, he thought. Things happen, he believed, and there’s nothing you can do to keep them from occuring. - Marianne Wiggins
Compromise is a stalling between two fools. - Stephen Fry
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools. - Albert Einstein
Fools rush in and get the best seats.
No true individual has existed yet, able to live, able to die. Only diseased, tragic, or dismal and ludicrous fools who sometimes hoped to achieve some ideal by fiat, by their great desire for it. But usually by bullying all mankind into believing them. - Saul Bellow, Herzog
We are fools, not by our religious beliefs,however by what we are lead to believe by those who control what information we receive - Kloby
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
Wishers were ever fools. - William Shakespeare
Through our scientific and technological genius we've made of this world a neighborhood. And now through our moral and ethical commitment we must make of it a brotherhood. We must all learn to live together as brothers—or we will all perish together as fools. - Martin Luther King Jr.
For a more than miffed Midnight, fate was for emperors, fools and soppy lovers: - fate was the self-important egotism of those doing well, the sheer unbearable arrogance of the living and loved. - Tom Conrad
Maxims serve the wise;folly enslaves fools. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking-glass.
Wind buffs up empty bladders; opinion, fools. - Socrates
We'd be fools not to ride this strange torpedo to the end. - Hunter S. Thompson
Self-deception fools all of the people all of the time. - Marty Rubin
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do. - Benjamin Franklin
As long as there are fools and rascals, there will be religions. - Voltaire
There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools. - Diane Ackerman
Fools, their wisdom weak,are their own enemiesas they go through life,doing evilthat bearsbitter fruit. - Juan Mascaró
New Golden Rule of Fractional Reserve Banking: He who creates the "fool's gold" controls the fools. - Orrin Woodward
If you want to reduce the rats, use the cats! If you want to reduce the fools, use the books! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Many of the characters are fools and they're always playing tricks on meand treating me badly. - Jorge Luis Borges
Saying others the fools does not make one a wise unless and until the same person eschews own words of advice to others and displays the world of action that is nice to enrich only the good character people's lives. - Anuj Somany
I love fools who don't know they are fools but hate fools that know they are. - Hmedon
Many talk about flowing against the wind, but its only fools, who goes against the wind. The wise one’s, simply adjust themselves with the flow of the wind. - Roshan Sharma
I have learned to read the papers calmly and not to hate the fools I read about. - Edmund Wilson
No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand... Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing. - Anton Chekhov
Your neighbors are not all sheep. Your political opponents are not all evil or fools. Try talking to those you despise. They are your fellow citizens. And together, we are not lesser than any "greatest generation.". - David Brin
All utopias are dystopias. The term "dystopia" was coined by fools that believed a "utopia" can be functional. - A.E. Samaan
Fools rush in where fools have been before. - Unknown
A special Providence protects fools, drunkards, small children and the United States of America. - Otto von Bismarck
Silence is the virtue of fools. - Sir Francis Bacon
Ridicule is the first and last argument of fools. - Charles Simmons
He who walks with the wise goes farther than he who runs with fools. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools - Martin Luther King Jr.
Friend," replied Michael Strogoff, "Heaven reward thee for all thou hast done for me!""Only fools expect reward on earth," replied the mujik. - Jules Verne
Fools admire, but men of sense approve. - Alexander Pope
Whenever you commend, add your reasons for doing so; it is this which distinguishes the approbation of a man of sense from the flattery of sycophants and admiration of fools. - Sir Richard Steele
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. - Alexander Pope
Wise men talk because they have something to say; Fools, because they have to say something. - Plato
Great use they have, when in the hands Of one like me, who understands, Who understands the time and place, The person, manner, and the grace, Which fools neglect; so that we find, If all the requisites are join'd, From whence a perfect joke must spring, A joke's a very serious thing. - Charles Churchill
Last words are for fools who haven't said enough. - Karl Marx
Fools commit suicide and think they're doing themselves a favor. - Walter Dean Myers
Philosophers, Poets and Fools have similar Consciousness - Amit Gupta
What other men fear should make you bold;what makes other men fools should make you wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A wise quote can only change a wise man! Therefore, wise sayings are for the wise men, not for the fools! The sunflowers turn their face toward the Sun, the fools, toward the darkness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When people don't have much money, they invest in emotions... when some people have lots of money, they invest in emotional fools ! - Rajneesh Shrma
Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance, And toss them on the wheels of Chance. - Juvenal
Life is too short to listen to fools, and too important to ignore the wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough! - Karl Marx
A sage never measures people's maturity by their age, but fools do and offer them accordingly their wage. - Anuj Somany
Smartphones are tools which fools fiddle with when they are around people that they don’t have the courage, or, the intellect, to converse with. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Ignorance is a fools castle. - Anonymous
Travellers ne'er did lie,Though fools at home condemn 'em.-Antonio - William Shakespeare
Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than on all other days of the year put together. This proves, by the numbers left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so. - Mark Twain
By their own follies they perished, the fools. - Homer
Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other. - Benjamin Franklin
Without fools there would be no wisdom. - Benjamin ndayishimiye
Born into thisInto hospitals which are so expensive that it's cheaper to dieInto lawyers who charge so much it's cheaper to plead guiltyInto a country where the jails are full and the madhouses closedInto a place where the masses elevate fools into rich heroes... - Charles Bukowski
Folly consists not in committing Folly, but in being incapable of concealing it. All men make mistakes, but the wise conceal the blunders they have made, while fools make them public. Reputation depends more on what is hidden than on what is seen. If you can’t be good, be careful. - Baltasar Gracián
Don't drive a car in the dream, else you won't drive it on earth. Don't wish to become, else you won't become. Don't associate with fools, else your ancestors will be insulted. Don't be addicted to wine, else your pocket will be empty. Don't be drunk, else you'll be attacked. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We are all the fools of time and terror: DaysSteal on us and steal from us; yet we live,Loathing our life, and dreading still to die. - George Gordon Byron
It is a total mystery how we evolved minds capable of piloting cars through wild maneuvers using a wrist to steep while shouting at a cell phone. The creationists are fools for focusing on animal evolution. Darwin explains nature! He has more difficulty explaining us. - David Brin
Because you can't argue with all the fools in the world. It's easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they're not paying attention. - Christopher Paolini
There are more fools in the world than there are people. - Heinrich Heine
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
The more pity, that fools may not speak wisely what wise men do foolishly. - William Shakespeare
She's commanding and loyal, doesn't suffer fools well or make small talk, demands loyalty, and is extremely intelligent. - Mimi Wolverton
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Men have become fools with their tools.
Wise men have more to learn of fools than fools of wise men. - Michel de Montaigne
Jerks aren't heartbreakers there just fools with good taste. - Sarah Enchanted
When we are born, we cry, that we are come To this great stage of fools. - William Shakespeare
Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing and smiling at them. - Samuel Pepys
Anyone can exist. Most fools do. It takes guts to truly Live. - - RVM
Fools put trust in promises; The wise in action. - A. Spencer
If age imparted wisdom, there wouldn't be any old fools.
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish. - Quintilian
The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools. - Doug Larson
Mr. President, it is time for you to give me back my country. You can either continue to make fools of the people who elected a tyrant like you or let the country rise phoenix-like from the ashes. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Those who are not angry at the things they should be angry at are thought to be fools, and so are those who are not angry in the right way, at the right time, or with the right persons. - Aristotle
Fools only crib about what they do not have. They do not count their blessings. - Radhe Maa
One must never be eccentric. If one's lot is cast among fools, it is necessary to study folly.
Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself, but poverty itself is romanticized only by fools. - J. K. Rowling
If men stopped making fools of themselves in front of women, I'm 80% sure the planet would cease to spin on its axis. - Rhys
Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed. - Mark Twain
I don’t argue with fools; I educate. - Shannon L. Alder
Proverbs 28:26Those who trust in their own reasoning are fools, but those who walk in Wisdom will be kept safe. - Anonymous
I'll publish right or wrong. Fools are my theme, let satire be my song. - Lord Byron
Knowledge is a deadly friend when no-one sets the rules. The fate of all mankind, I see, is in the hands of fools.
A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. - Douglas Adams
Those who will not reason are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.
Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves. - George Gordon Byron
Silence is for fools. Communication is for leaders. Justice is for those brave enough to not stand another moment dealing with people that feel the solution to any problem is through cold indifference because of their lack of courage and insecurities. - Shannon L. Alder
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do. - Dale Carnegie
Prejudice is the reasoning of fools.
A nation that draws too broad a difference between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards, and its fighting done by fools. - Thucydides
So-called intellectuals have ego-power; Fools have willpower. - Saurabh Sharma
Courage is not the absence of fear. Only fools have no fear. Rather, courage is the intellectual mastery of fear by understanding the true risks and opportunities of the situation and keeping those things in balance - Julian Assange
History An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
The weaknesses of the wise are better than the strengths of fools. - Matshona Dhliwayo
EXPOSTULATION, n. One of the many methods by which fools prefer to lose their friends. - Ambrose Bierce
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so. - Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly. - Anonymous
In history, as elsewhere, fools rush in, and the angels may perhaps be forgiven if rather than tread in those treacherous paths they tread upon the fools instead. - G.R. Elton
Fools do not acknowledge God,the proud reject Him,the wise embrace Him,and the righteous worship Him. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Therapy to life: Eat with the wise, and drink with the fools! - Anthony Liccione
The nation that will insist on drawing a broad line of demarcation between the fighting man and the thinking man is liable to find its fighting done by fools and its thinking done by cowards. - William Francis Butler
Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything. - Frank Dane
Great minds think alike, and fools seldom differ. - Anonymous
Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed. - Mark Twain
Sitting around fools increases your tolerance - Yash Gupta
Blessed are the ignorant fools of the world, for they know not the unspeakable horrors that await us all. - Dorkly
Fools follow foolishly their imaginary lookalikes as god. Such silly follies exist not. Seek 'What Is'. And is not. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Anyone can exist. Most fools do. It takes guts to truly Live. - RVM
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. - Winston S. Churchill
In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools. - Doris Lessing
The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools. - Herbert Spencer
We are less hurt by the contempt of fools than by the luke-warm approval of men of intelligence.
Winners will take what they know and share it with others.The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom. - Anonymous
Fools may have the greatest repository of knowledge but will never attain Wisdom. - Caleb Ricketts
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do. - Dale Carnegie
History, n. An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
No matter how valuable you are and your ideas, fools will certainly play both of you down, so exclude yourselves from the inflammatory environs of fools. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Most fools think he is the wisest person but the most wise person thinks he is a fool. - Debasish Mridha
Fools who don't respect the past are doomed to repeat it. - Nico Robin
So-called intellectuals conceptualize love; fools just love.Fools breathe air; intellectuals (so called) breathe ego. - Saurabh Sharma
Fortunately for themselves and the world, nearly all men are cowards and dare not act on what they believe. Nearly all our disasters come of a few fools having the courage of their convictions. - Coventry Patmore
Fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge. Only Fools despise wisdom and discipline." Proverbs 1:7 NLT - Eddie Johnson
Passion often makes a madman of the cleverest man, and renders the greatest fools clever. - François de La Rochefoucauld
Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.
We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. - Japanese proverb
Wise people understand the need to consult experts; only fools are confident they know everything. - Ken Poirot
Wisdom is unwanted in the colony of fools. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. - Bertrand Russell
ELOQUENCE, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white. - Ambrose Bierce
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools that don't have brains enough to be honest. - Benjamin Franklin
The heart fools the mind, where eyes went deaf to words, that fell on blinded ears to easy to fall in love. - Anthony Liccione
What would have been the fate of sages if there were no fools? - Ogwo David Emenike
Lord, what fools these mortals be! - William Shakespeare
Young men think old men fools, old men know young men to be so. - Pravinee Hurbungs
Liars corrupt knowledge,and fools pervert wisdom,but the wise hallow both.Knowledge holds the truth. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The mistakes of the wise lead them to light. The triumphs of fools lead them to darkness. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Wise men profit more by fools than fools by wise men. - Marcus Porcius Cato
Fools say that they learn by experience. I prefer to profit by others experience. - Otto von Bismarck
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Hell says hallelujah when fools say amen without understanding or applying truth to their lives. - Eveth Colley
To prohibit the reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves. - Claude Adrien Helvétius
Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony. - Robert Benchley
On the journey to self discovery be grateful for the fools along the way. Their lack of kindness fueled your success ~bns - Bluenscottish
Humanity is a parade of fools, and I am at the front of it, twirling a baton. - Dean Koontz
The god of fools is a fool just like them. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Only fools are positive. - Moe Howard
ECCENTRICITY, n. A method of distinction so cheap that fools employ it to accentuate their incapacity. - Ambrose Bierce
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence, my friends call it. - Edgar Allan Poe
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