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There is nothing more foolish, nothing more given to outrage than a useless mob.
The point of living and of being an optimist is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come.
It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility of a far greater progress still.
John Maynard Keynes
Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.
J. G. Holland
There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
It is extremely arrogant and very foolish to think that you can ever outwit your audience.
I may be getting old, but not foolish.
I definitely have been foolish.
Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest.
Jerome K. Jerome
New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal. Everybody is looking at everybody else a foolish crowd walking on mirrors.
The point is, when you have a chance to have a big adventure, especially if, like in your case, it doesn't hurt anyone, it's just plain foolish not to take it.
Idealists foolish enough to throw caution to the winds have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational - but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
Years of happiness can be lost in the foolish gratification of a momentary desire for pleasure.
Ezra Taft Benson
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
Vulnerability is the essence of romance. It's the art of being uncalculated, the willingness to look foolish, the courage to say, 'This is me, and I'm interested in you enough to show you my flaws with the hope that you may embrace me for all that I am but, more important, all that I am not.'
It's probably foolish to expect relationships to go on forever and to say that because something only lasts 10 years, it's a failure.
Weary of wily politicians who say one thing and do another, voters and advocacy groups insist presidential contenders commit to the cause du jour in writing, but candidates are foolish to comply. Words matter.
When a man says he is building a house for himself and his posterity, he does not mean to be understood as saying that he has any thought of binding them, nor is it to be inferred that he is so foolish as to imagine that he has any right or power to bind them, to live in it.
I think it would be very foolish not to take the irrational seriously.
I was regularly advised not to go into music, that I should give up that foolish dream.
You can sway an audience if you win the women over. The gentlemen will follow 'cause they can be so foolish like that at times, they are easily led.
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.
And to stick our head in the sand and pretend that we are somehow safer if we do not know or to pretend we are somehow safer if we limit our options seems to me not only foolish but actually dangerous.
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.
Imagine how foolish you'd look if, like one clever salesman who once pitched to me, you tried to license your product to a big industry player without knowing they just launched a competing product. With the right background research, he could have avoided that and other landmines - and so can you.
I went to India and met some people who had been involved in this guerrilla business, middle-class people who were rather vain and foolish. There was no revolutionary grandeur to it. Nothing.
V. S. Naipaul
I'm an incredibly lucky girl. For someone who has made some very foolish mistakes and had some tough lessons to learn very quickly, I am still incredibly lucky.
Rules matter, and to be rules they need to be universal in form: always do this, never do that. But it is foolish to rule out in advance the possibility that an occasion might arise when normal rules just don't apply. Rules are not there to be broken, but sometimes break them we must.
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