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I enjoy passing time in my house. I'll get up, head out on the terrace, think about what to do, fool around oiling the floorboards or hanging pictures askew.
I believe that love between people is the greatest life-giving force in the world. It's intensely frustrating and inevitably makes a fool of you, but you can't stop going back to it, and it's pretty much the defining experience of a human being.
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 K. Sessions
I wonder sometimes if manufacturers of foolproof items keep a fool or two on their payroll to test things.
I love to make soups. My father used to say, 'There's nothing like a nice bowl of soup.' One of my favorites is... ready? Broccolini, white bean and hot Italian sausage soup. I've used escarole. Escarole in beans is unbelievable, or you can use bok choy, any kind. You can really fool around. That's one of my good ones.
Television is a powerful medium that has to be used for something better than sitcoms and police shows. On the other hand, if you don't recognize the forces that play on what people watch and what they don't then you're a fool and you should be in a different business.
Only a genius can play a fool.
I am a romantic fool, no doubt about that.
Anyone who thinks they can write the perfect comedy that everyone will love is a fool. I can only write what I think is funny and hope that there is a likeminded audience out there.
The United States is not a nation of black and white people. Any fool can see that white people are not really white, and that black people are not black.
Anybody who doesn't think I want the Lakers to win is a fool. But I'm no homer.
No man made great by death offers more hope to lowly pride than does Abraham Lincoln; for while living he was himself so simple as often to be dubbed a fool.
Thomas Vernor Smith
What you learn in any acting class is how to make a fool of yourself and enjoy things and get out of your head.
For me, I believe comedy's about taking risks, taking chances, working in a safe environment where you're comfortable making a fool of yourself. It's so critical, especially in comedy, to just have all those right pieces in place.
I guess what bothers me so much about what I now see going on in both Washington and in Texas is an effort to keep people from finding out about the mistakes of lawmakers and then when they're uncovered, an effort to fool people and pretend there was nothing wrong.
I think that people like Bloomberg, they're complete thugs. No question about it. But on the other hand, it must be said that they are politically savvy. They don't get into those positions of power - in the case of Bloomberg, both economic and political power - by being anybody's fool.
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the older man who will not laugh is a fool.
The fool knows after he's suffered.
I am a performer. I go on stage and make a fool of myself.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
To be a man's own fool is bad enough, but the vain man is everybody's.
It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son - and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
To marry a fool is to be no fool.
Remember that the greatest fool in the world may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
Bryant H. McGill
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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