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Early in my business career I learned the folly of worrying about anything. I have always worked as hard as I could, but when a thing went wrong and could not be righted, I dismissed it from my mind.
Courts of law, and all the paraphernalia and folly of law cannot be found in a rational state of society.
Now as of old the gods give men all good things, excepting only those that are baneful and injurious and useless. These, now as of old, are not gifts of the gods: men stumble into them themselves because of their own blindness and folly.
A law can be both economic folly and constitutional.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.
The folly of endless consumerism sends us on a wild goose-chase for happiness through materialism.
Bryant H. McGill
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly.
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house for the voice of the kingdom.
War contains so much folly, as well as wickedness, that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason.
To become Christ-like is the only thing in the whole world worth caring for, the thing before which every ambition of man is folly and all lower achievement vain.
The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. This is the folly our descendants are least likely to forgive us.
E. O. Wilson
Those who realize their folly are not true fools.
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?
The inquiry constantly is what will please, not what will benefit the people. In such a government there can be nothing but temporary expedient, fickleness, and folly.
Human folly does not impede the turning of the stars.
The best plan is to profit by the folly of others.
Pliny the Elder
My only books were woman's looks, and folly's all they've taught me.
The folly which we might have ourselves committed is the one which we are least ready to pardon in another.
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.
Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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