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Any fool can write a novel but it takes real genius to sell it.
J. G. Ballard
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.
I don't really mind what people say about my love life or anything like that, but the one thing is that, yes, I do sing and write all my own music. That is something that I hold really dear. And yeah, I made a fool of myself in front of the world, but it was also great to pick myself back up and go on tour.
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
Anyone who says they're not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool or a liar, or a little bit of both.
Anybody who can drive and doesn't come out of it a rich man is a fool.
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
I wasn't born a fool. It took work to get this way.
You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere.
I wouldn't know how to fool a man any more. My deceiving days seem so long ago.
More people, especially young people, are realising that if they want change, they've got to go about it themselves - they can't depend on a particular person, i.e. me, to do all the work. They are less easy to fool than they used to be, they now know what's going on all over the world.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
Pearl S. Buck
A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy.
John Churton Collins
So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it.
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
Hey, I fool the camera. I'm a liar, a magician.
I was always a little embarrassed when there was an act on television that requires a great deal of skill but is a little goofy, and the host comes over and acts like the person doing this skill is some sort of fool for having learned to do something that's very, very difficult.
The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world.
I don't fool with a lot of things that I can't have fun with. There's not much reward in that.
I've learned that while I'd be a fool not to stay open to the advice and experiences of the smart, amazing people in my life, I also need to listen to what I have to say.
One fool at least in every married couple.
I'm reasonably easygoing. Messing up my lines or making a fool of myself is where you find my fears. Like a lot of English people, I'm prey to embarrassment - the dread that everyone's sort of sniggering at you, that you're going to look like an idiot. I think that sort of halts us all.
Robert Pattinson has the face of a film-noir dupe. It's a face that is searching and open and kind. It's a face that a certain type of woman might want to fool because, in its intensely old-fashioned kindness, the face says, I love you. Fool me.
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
It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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