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The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
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
I hate old people, I hate children. I think any celebrity that adopts a child from a third world country is a fool.
I don't think I'm complicated at all. I'm not political, and I'm not trying to be diplomatic. I don't want to hurt anybody's feelings, and I don't say bad things about people. There is no agenda. There's no trying to fool somebody.
Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it.
There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool.
To be able to write a play a man must be sensitive, imaginative, naive, gullible, passionate; he must be something of an imbecile, something of a poet, something of a liar, something of a damn fool.
Robert E. Sherwood
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
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.
Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
It is the fool who thinks he cannot be fooled.
Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed.
Any fool can be happy. What I'm interested in is satisfaction. There's got to be more to life than just being happy. You've got to be fulfilled. You've got to be satisfied; philosophically satisfied is what I mean.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
Am I a fool? I don't think I'm a fool. But I think I sure was fooled.
Ridicule is the first and last argument of 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.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool, but be wise.
Charles de Montesquieu
I am an optimist, unrepentant and militant. After all, in order not to be a fool an optimist must know how sad a place the world can be. It is only the pessimist who finds this out anew every day.
The 'good' mother, with her fixed smile, her rigidity, her goody-goody outlook, her obsession with unnecessary hygiene, is in fact a fool. It is the 'bad' mother, unafraid of a joke and a glass of wine, richly self-expressive, scornful of suburban values, who is, in reality, good.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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