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A fool can throw a stone in a pond that 100 wise men can not get out.
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
For email, the old postcard rule applies. Nobody else is supposed to read your postcards, but you'd be a fool if you wrote anything private on one.
You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
Laurence J. Peter
As a child, I was a clown. I didn't hesitate to make a fool of myself and I would love to completely take on wacky characters.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
What we define as a bubble is any kind of debt-fueled asset inflation where the cash flow generated by the asset itself - a rental property, office building, condo - does not cover the debt incurred to buy the asset. So you depend on a greater fool, if you will, to come in and buy at a higher price.
Before a man speaks it is always safe to assume that he is a fool. After he speaks, it is seldom necessary to assume it.
H. L. Mencken
This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom's school.
Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he's in love with her.
Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.
It took me a long time to understand the relationship between ideas and between objective facts. But after I clearly understood this relationship, I didn't fool around with other wild ideas. That is one of the main reasons why I just make my scheme as simple as possible.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated, I would be a damn fool.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
Movies don't make people act a fool. People act a fool because they want to act a fool.
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.
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
Never let a fool kiss you, or a kiss fool you.
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened by anyone's perception of me.
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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