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I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too!
A fool is wise in his eyes.
If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do; and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.
True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
The message is pretty clear: Americans are sick and tired of the doubletalk coming out of Washington, of us going home and saying we're conservative and then coming up here and voting for 10,000 earmarks. We can't fool America anymore; the media is too good. They're reporting what we're really doing.
You think I am a fool, but you are a greater fool than I am.
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.
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?
Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it?
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
George Bernard Shaw
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
Henry David Thoreau
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine.
Leadership can't be fabricated. If it is fabricated and rehearsed, you can't fool the guys in the locker room. So when you talk about leadership, it comes with performance. Leadership comes with consistency.
It is the fool who thinks he cannot be fooled.
Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it.
To obfuscate the reconstruction of the effect - when a magician is fooled by another magician doing magic. In my career that's not been the major passion, but it's been the passion of a number of my mentors. The crowning achievement for them would be to create magic good enough to fool other magicians.
I'm interested in women's health because I'm a woman. I'd be a darn fool not to be on my own side.
He who hesitates is a damned fool.
It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country.
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
You can fool people. You can fool anybody anytime of the day, but you can't fool yourself. At night, when you go home, you've got to be straight up with you.
When I was about ten years old, I gave my teacher an April Fool's sandwich, which had a dead goldfish in it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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