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Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,
and most fools do.
- Benjamin Franklin

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The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec PHOTO

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

 

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

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Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
- Henry David Thoreau

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

If one does not understand a person,
one tends to regard him as a fool.
- Carl Jung

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
- African Proverb

I am firm; YOU are obstinate; HE is a pig-headed fool.
- Bertrand Russell

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

A fool and his money are soon elected.
- Will Rogers

A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50,
and a fool if he doesn't afterward.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I know a lot of people think I'm dumb.
Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
- Leon Spinks

In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it -
thou art a fool.
- Lord Chesterfield

If at first you don't succeed,
try, try, and try again.
Then give up.
There's no use being a damned fool about it.
- W. C. Fields

You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere.
- Donella Meadows

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted,
but now it happens to everybody.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool,
a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
- Sholom Aleichem

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made
a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
- Laurence J. Peter

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak and remove all doubt.
- sometimes attributed to Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, or Samuel Johnson

The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
- Baltasar Gracian

Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power
to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
- Ambrose Bierce

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
- Al Bernstein

A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool;
it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

A fool and his money are soon parted.
- Thomas Tusser

It is not fit that every man should travel;
it makes a wise man better,
and a fool worse.
- William Hazlitt

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

We should not fool ourselves.
We are not one of the world's top teams any more.
- Franz Beckenbauer

I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
- Jonathan Swift

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
- William Shakespeare

That's one of the peculiar things about bad moods -
we often fool ourselves and create misery by telling
ourselves things that simply are not true.
- David D. Burns

The fool who persists in his folly will become wise.
- William Blake

The greatest misfortune of the wise man and the greatest
unhappiness of the fool are based upon convention.
- Franz Schubert

You can't fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights.
- Bob Barker

A doctrinaire is a fool but an honest man.
- Lord Melbourne

I am trying to do two things: dare to be a radical and not a fool,
which is a matter of no small difficulty.
- James A. Garfield

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
- Baltasar Gracian

The silliest woman can manage a clever man;
but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
- Rudyard Kipling

Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
- Edward Young

Jamie's gonna go take a break now, and i am going to
continue the on-going process of making a fool of myself
and go ahead and try it myself.
- Adam Savage

Looking back on my life, I wish I'd stepped forward
and made a fool of myself more often when I was younger -
because when you do,
you find out you can do it.
- William Sessions

I wasn't born a fool.
It took work to get this way.
- Danny Kaye

The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a
fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you,
but he will make a fool of himself too.
- Samuel Butler

Any fool can say he is wise but only someone wise can admit he is a fool.
- Michael Reed

Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren,
till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.
- John Dryden

Only a fool would refuse to enter a fool's paradise
when that's the only paradise he'll ever have a chance to enter.
- Jessamyn West

To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary
to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool,
than to discover who is a clever man.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

He that is proud of riches is a fool.
For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold,
how much inferior is he to a gold mine.
- Jeremy Taylor

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.
- Bob Marley

It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.
- Neil Gaiman

Anyone who works is a fool.
I don't work - I merely inflict myself upon the public.
- Robert Morley

Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he's in love with her.
- Agatha Christie

Tomorrow is the day when idlers work,
and fool reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
- Andrew Young

He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater that does not marry a fool;
what is wit in a wife good for,
but to make a man a cuckold?
- William Wycherley

The trouble with this country is that there are too
many politicians who believe,
with a conviction based on experience,
that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
- Franklin P. Adams

If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.
- William Blake

That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune.
A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that,
but they are broke.
- Mike Tyson

It's not charming to go on a show and say,
I dunno.
It doesn't fool anybody.
There's nothing glamorous about it at all.
- Jeff Goldblum

To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool,
a solution.
- Marcus Aurelius

Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations
of a classical education,
and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself
as having had a very narrow escape.
- William Hazlitt

I guess if you're stupid enough to join the army without
thinking about getting shot at,
then you really are a fool.
- James Blunt

Always remember, money isn't everything -
but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense.
- Earl Wilson

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
- Thomas Fuller

He who hesitates is a damned fool.
- Mae West

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


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