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It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son - and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
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.
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50, and a fool if he doesn't afterward.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no more.
A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool.
You think I am a fool, but you are a greater fool than I am.
A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.
Jean de La Fontaine
The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you.
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
Charles Caleb Colton
The fool wanders, a wise man travels.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Often I look back and see that I had been many kinds of a fool-and that I had been happy in being this or that kind of fool.
The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
Franklin P. Adams
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool.
Yes, I now that you feel you are not strong enough. That's what the enemy thinks too. But we're gonna fool them.
It is unsafe to take your reader for more of a fool than he is.
W. Somerset Maugham
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.
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.
You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else.
The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the older man who will not laugh is a fool.
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
Charles Caleb Colton
A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.
Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
To marry a fool is to be no fool.
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