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Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the most monstrous and foolish, the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.
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.
Woman is always fickle - foolish is he who trusts her.
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death.
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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.
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
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!
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Years of happiness can be lost in the foolish gratification of a momentary desire for pleasure.
Ezra Taft Benson
Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
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.
It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational - but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
I didn't like the idea of being foolish, but I learned pretty soon that it was essential to fail and be foolish.
I don't want to give too much ink to foolish men.
How do you know antiquity was foolish? How do you know the present is wise? Who made it foolish? Who made it wise?
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.
Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
Luck is merely an illusion, trusted by the ignorant and chased by the foolish.
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
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.
I think it would be very foolish not to take the irrational seriously.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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