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Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.
It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
We shall not grow wiser before we learn that much that we have done was very foolish.
Friedrich August von Hayek
Many people want to send their children to faith schools because they get good exam results, but they're not foolish enough to believe that it's because of faith that they get good exam results.
The point of living and of being an optimist is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come.
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish.
If women believed in their husbands they would be a good deal happier and also a good deal more foolish.
H. L. Mencken
I will never do another TV series. It couldn't top I Love Lucy, and I'd be foolish to try. In this business, you have to know when to get off.
I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine.
The argument that the two parties should represent opposed ideals and policies, one, perhaps, of the Right and the other of the Left, is a foolish idea acceptable only to doctrinaire and academic thinkers.
It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility of a far greater progress still.
John Maynard Keynes
To punish a man because we infer from the nature of some doctrine which he holds, or from the conduct of other persons who hold the same doctrines with him, that he will commit a crime, is persecution, and is, in every case, foolish and wicked.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
I used to worry about every little thing, trying to figure out every problem. Well, I realize now how foolish that was. I was no more in control of my life than the man on the moon.
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.
James Russell Lowell
There is nothing more foolish, nothing more given to outrage than a useless mob.
I'd be foolish not to take some of these opportunities that are coming my way.
If we were living in ancient Rome or Greece, I would be considered sickly and unattractive. The times dictate that thin is better for some strange reason, which I think is foolish.
Back in George W. Bush's second term, when diplomatic realism began to overtake foolish bellicosity, the president developed one of his patented nicknames for the two most powerful neoconservative journalists, William Kristol and Charles Krauthammer: he called them 'the Bomber Boys.'
We were young, we were foolish, we were arrogant, but we were right.
When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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