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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
Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational - but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
I didn't like the idea of being foolish, but I learned pretty soon that it was essential to fail and be foolish.
I'd be foolish not to take some of these opportunities that are coming my way.
How do you know antiquity was foolish? How do you know the present is wise? Who made it foolish? Who made it wise?
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
I don't want to give too much ink to foolish men.
If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest.
Jerome K. Jerome
The die is set and Malcolm will not escape for the foolish talk he spoke against his benefactor, such a man, is worthy of death, and it would have been so, were it not for Muhammad's confidence that God would give him the victory over the enemies.
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.
Luck is merely an illusion, trusted by the ignorant and chased by the foolish.
Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
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.
So foolish is the heart of man that he ever puts his hope in the future, learning nothing from his past errors and fancying that tomorrow must be better than today.
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
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.
I was regularly advised not to go into music, that I should give up that foolish dream.
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.
Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it?
I think it would be very foolish not to take the irrational seriously.
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.
Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise.
So for everybody who allows themselves to be separated from me because I said 'African' instead of 'Nubian' or 'Black' or 'Kemet' or 'original' or 'Israelite,' don't be so foolish. I say 'African' because the continent of Africa is the land from which we all originate. It is the word that we are most familiar with right now.
The entire universe is working against me. I can't believe the entire universe could be that foolish!
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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