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Almost everybody's happy to be a fool for love.
Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.
You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere.
No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers, alas, have to be fools in public, while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your looking glass.
I just love making a fool out of myself. I made my living as a clown at kids' parties for about three years.
Any fool can write a novel but it takes real genius to sell it.
J. G. Ballard
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.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom's school.
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.
Anybody who can drive and doesn't come out of it a rich man is a fool.
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.
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
An unemployed court jester is nobody's fool.
The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
Pearl S. Buck
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
My feet have been my best friend for the last 40 years. I've just been a dancing fool on stage, and after awhile you just kind of wear them out.
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.
I wasn't born a fool. It took work to get this way.
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.
A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy.
John Churton Collins
I wouldn't know how to fool a man any more. My deceiving days seem so long ago.
There is little anyone can do with fanatics. Reasoning with them is a fool's errand. Avoiding them is mandatory.
I don't fool with a lot of things that I can't have fun with. There's not much reward in that.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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