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He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
Only a fool thinks his enemies stand still when he isn't looking, my Lord Dragon.
However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.
George Bernard Shaw
[Man] progresses in all things by resolutely making a fool of himself.
Love doesn't conquer everything. And whoever thinks it does is a fool.
I am not a conqueror. I am nothing like you.
A spoon does not know the taste of soup, nor a learned fool the taste of wisdom.
Independence is all very well, but we animals never allow our friends to make fools of themselves beyond a certain limit; and that limit you've reached
What a fool I would have been to let self-respect interfere with my happiness!
Miguel De Cervantes
The cleverest character in comedy is the clown, for he who would make people take him for a fool, must not be one.
Fool, not to know that love endures no tie, And Jove but laughs at lovers' perjury.
Every fool has an idea how to change the world. Wise people think about how to improve the world around them.
Love is your master, for he masters you; And he that is so yoked by a fool Methinks should not be chronicled for wise.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
We learn the most from fools ... yet we pay them back with the worst ingratitude.
This is one of theprimary mechanisms whereby, if a fool says the sun is shining, we do notcorrectly discard this as irrelevant nonevidence, but rather find ourselvesimpelled to say that it must be dark outside.
The zombies were like Canadians, in that they looked enough like real people at first, to fool you.
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.
It is not the present which unfluences the future, thou fool, but the future which forms the present. You have it all backward. Since the future is set, an unfolding of events which will assure that future is fixed and inevitable.
The easiest way to become a fool, is to argue with one.
A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
Magic is the only profession where it's easy to lie about your talent. If you do a trick and you can learn it very quickly, you can fool somebody into thinking you're a great magician.
Jean De La Bruyere
The same principle leads us to neglect a man of merit that induces us to admire a fool. [Fr., Du meme fonds dont on neglige un homme de merite l'on sait encore admirer un sot.]
God rewards gamblers and fools. The crucial thing, when you win, is knowing which you were.
I'm a realist. And realists don't fool themselves.
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Fool you once, you are forgiven. Fool you twice, you're just a fool.
A man is valued by how sincere he is, and a man is also valued by how much he knows. But if a man knows nothing, he will be regarded a fool, no matter how sincere he is.
They asked me to go in front of the Reagans. I'm not used to going in front of President Reagan, so we went out behind the Bushes.
Misfortunes cannot suffice to make a fool into an intelligent man.
Books have more useful things to say than fools.
I got my first guitar when I was 15, and I just used to fool about with it, more or less, as time went by, though, I got more interested.
To be now a sensible man, by and by a fool, and presently a beast!
Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
Only a fool has no regrets and I'm not a fool.
Even if doors are open to the fool, he/she will still be foolish in accessing them.
Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
Everyone has a right to be stupid, but Comrade MacDonald abuses the privilege.
We bleed, we tremble; we forget, we smile - The mind turns fool, before the cheek is dry
Cynical is a fool's word for realist.
But thought's the slave of life, and life time's fool.
She was a fool, and so am I, and so is anyone who thinks he sees what God is Doing, [writes Bokonon].
I found myself speaking softly as if I were telling an old tale to a young child. And giving it a happy ending, when all know that tales never end, and the happy ending is but a moment to catch one's breath before the next disaster.
Fools that will laugh on earth, most weep in hell.
Luc De Clapiers
We are less hurt by the contempt of fools than by the lukewarm approval of men of intelligence.
I love to fool my readers, but in a good way. If you've read any of my work, there's a good chance that at some point I surprised you.
How easy it is to call rogue and villain, and that wittily! But how hard to make a man appear a fool, a blockhead, or a knave, without using any of those opprobrious terms! Tosparethegrossness ofthenames, and to dothe thing yet moreseverely, isto drawa full face, and tomake the nose and cheeks stand out, and yet not to employ any depth of shadowing.
If a fool keeps his mouth shut, there will be no difference of opinion.
My program is to leave the fools to nature. She has diseases with which to deal with them.
To be a fool at the right time is also an art.
God cannot save them from fools.
If I put a value on my music, and no one's prepared to pay that, then more fool me, but the idea that the value is created by the consumer is an idiot plan; it can't work.