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To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
I would be a liar, a hypocrite, or a fool - and I'm not any of those - to say that I don't write for the reader. I do. But for the reader who hears, who really will work at it, going behind what I seem to say. So I write for myself and that reader who will pay the dues.
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.
The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Hunter S. Thompson
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
George Bernard Shaw
The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
In Shakespeare's world, characters cannot trust their senses. Is the ghost in Hamlet true and truthful, or is it a demon, tempting young Hamlet into murderous sin? Is Juliet dead or merely sleeping? Does Lear really stand at the edge of a great cliff? Or has the Fool deceived him to save his life?
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
E. F. Schumacher
Personally, I don't like a girlfriend to have a husband. If she'll fool her husband, I figure she'll fool me.
You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on.
George W. Bush
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.
William Makepeace Thackeray
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Guard your roving thoughts with a jealous care, for speech is but the dialer of thoughts, and every fool can plainly read in your words what is the hour of your thoughts.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
It is the fool who thinks he cannot be fooled.
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
Otto von Bismarck
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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