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It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.
The best servants of the people, like the best valets, must whisper unpleasant truths in the master's ear. It is the court fool, not the foolish courtier, whom the king can least afford to lose.
Only a fool expects to be happy all the time.
Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool.
Diogenes of Sinope
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
Only a fool does not fear actors, but you can't beat them, and if you can't beat them, join them, as they say. As I've got older I've become very interested in that part of the work.
Lars von Trier
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.
A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine.
But go on, valiant champion; you die not as a fool, though the apostate, unfaithful, and lukewarm ministers and professors of this generation think and say so.
When he said we were trying to make a fool of him, I could only murmur that the Creator had beat us to it.
If you're going to publish a book, you probably are going to make a fool of yourself.
Don't you understand how dramatic it is to be a comic? To be a fool, to get people to laugh at this show-off? Milton Berle could take Laurence Olivier and stick him under the table if he wanted to. And so could I.
Only a fool would refuse to enter a fool's paradise when that's the only paradise he'll ever have a chance to enter.
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.
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
I mean, I think that - as an actress, in particular, I'm basically a fool, and I see the world upside down.
Anna Deavere Smith
I love to fool you once, I love to fool you twice, I love to fool you a third time. And just when you think it's all over, I have what I call that Carrie hand-out-of-the-grave moment. Just when you think it's all over, I'm going to hit you with just one more. I can't help myself.
I would be a fool to put my feet down in a position where I can't accommodate metamorphoses.
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on tormenting generations to come.
Baron de Montesquieu
I do not support peace in the Middle East. And I do not support Arafat. He is a stupid, incompetent 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 red carpet is a beautiful situation for people. I think everybody appreciates it and loves it and honors it. Nobody really acts a fool because they know this is a one-time thing.
We avenge intellect when we dupe a fool, and it is a victory not to be despised for a fool is covered with steel and it is often very hard to find his vulnerable part.
More people, especially young people, are realising that if they want change, they've got to go about it themselves - they can't depend on a particular person, i.e. me, to do all the work. They are less easy to fool than they used to be, they now know what's going on all over the world.
Aung San Suu Kyi
I have learned that any fool can write a bad ad, but that it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.
I don't really like the gym. I like to fool my body. I run around the beach and then there's scaffolding so I can just do different pulls-ups there.
I'm not going to be caught around here for any fool celebration. To hell with birthdays!
When the second record came out, they started calling it The Band. I voted to call it The Crackers. I'm no fool.
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