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I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself.
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.
Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.
Charles Caleb Colton
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.
James Russell Lowell
What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
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.
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.
Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.
Sydney J. Harris
Idealists foolish enough to throw caution to the winds have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the most monstrous and foolish, the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.
Years of happiness can be lost in the foolish gratification of a momentary desire for pleasure.
Ezra Taft Benson
It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem 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.
Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
It would be foolish to suggest that government is a good custodian of aesthetic goals. But, there is no alternative to the state.
John Kenneth Galbraith
I'd be foolish not to take some of these opportunities that are coming my way.
I didn't like the idea of being foolish, but I learned pretty soon that it was essential to fail and be foolish.
It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility of a far greater progress still.
John Maynard Keynes
How do you know antiquity was foolish? How do you know the present is wise? Who made it foolish? Who made it wise?
Money and fame made me believe I was entitled. I was wrong and foolish.
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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