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If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
Where ignorance is bliss it's foolish to borrow your neighbor's newspaper.
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.
Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
If you don't educate yourself, you'll never get out of the starting block because you'll spend all your money making foolish decisions.
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
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.
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
Coming back to your native land after an absence of many years is a surprisingly unsettling business, a little like waking from a long coma. Time, you discover, has wrought changes that leave you feeling mildly foolish and out of touch.
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.
There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
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.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But the righteous are like carvings upon stone, For their smallest act is durable.
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise.
The point of living and of being an optimist is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come.
Money and fame made me believe I was entitled. I was wrong and 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.
I've performed solo for 20 years now, but I don't do much of it, because if you only play alone, you go crazy and out of tune and play foolish music.
My goats are not contemplative, accepting, or introspective. They are the Greek chorus of my farm, sometimes of my life. They watch me closely and remind me that I am foolish.
The good news, to relieve all this gloom, is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting. Here, the people are sovereign. Inept political leaders can be replaced. Foolish policies can be changed. Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
Theodore C. Sorensen
It's marvellous to be popular, but foolish to think it will last.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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