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The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights'. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.
The best plan is to profit by the folly of others.
Pliny the Elder
But I think I can sincerely declare that I cheerfully submit myself to every odious name for conscience' sake; and from my soul I despise all those whose guilt, malice, or folly has made them my foes.
This Old Testament - containing error, folly, absurdity and immorality - is by English statute law declared to be of divine authority, a blasphemy - if there were anyone to be blasphemed - blacker and more insolent than any word ever written or penned by the most hotheaded Freethinker.
Man's wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy.
Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
Music is made one of Satan's most attractive agencies to ensnare souls; but, when turned to a good account, it is a blessing. When abused, it leads the unconsecrated to pride, vanity, and folly.
Ellen G. White
Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.
To be bowed by grief is folly; Naught is gained by melancholy; Better than the pain of thinking, Is to steep the sense in drinking.
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least ready to pardon in another.
Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.
A new political-entertainment class has moved into the noisy void once occupied by the sage pontiffs of yore, a class just as polarized as our partisan divide: one side holding up a fun-house mirror to folly, the other side reveling in its own warped reflection.
There is perhaps no surer mark of folly, than to attempt to correct natural infirmities of those we love.
Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance.
A law can be both economic folly and constitutional.
Always the cat remains a little beyond the limits we try to set for him in our blind folly.
Of all the passions of mankind, the love of novelty most rules the mind. In search of this, from realm to realm we roam. Our fleets come loaded with every folly home.
We have become a society that can't self-correct, that can't address its obvious problems, that can't pull out of its nosedive. And so to our list of disasters let us add this fourth entry: we have entered an age of folly that - for all our Facebooking and the twittling tweedle-dee-tweets of the twitterati - we can't wake up from.
Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.
My only books were woman's looks, and folly's all they've taught me.
The Steps to Folly as well as Sin are gradual, and almost imperceptible, and when we are once on the Decline, we go down without taking notice on't.
We should never rush into folly just because other nations are practicing it.
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.
To keep your secret is wisdom; to expect others to keep it is folly.
William Samuel Johnson
It is folly to expect men to do all that they may reasonably be expected to do.
Although it has been said by men of more wit than wisdom, and perhaps more malice than either, that women are naturally incapable of acting prudently, or that they are necessarily determined to folly, I must by no means grant it.
There ought to be no laws to guarantee property against the folly of its possessors.
William Graham Sumner
'Tis folly to be wise.
But I can tell you what your folly and injustice will compel us to do. It will compel us to be free from your domination, and more self-reliant than we have been.
John H. Reagan
Folly enlarges men's desires while it lessens their capacities.
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