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Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
You know the value of every article of merchandise, but if you don't know the value of your own soul, it's all foolishness.
The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
George Bernard Shaw
I know now that there are men out there who are, for me, the whole package, who are supportive of my successes because they know I will be just as supportive of theirs. I'm less tolerant of foolishness now; I know that it's important I not tie myself up with the wrong person, because then I will miss the right person coming along.
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.
Alfred North Whitehead
Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.
Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.
Unfortunately, some of our greatest tribulations are the result of our own foolishness and weakness and occur because of our own carelessness or transgression.
James E. Faust
But, you know, we have these entrenched entities - and I'm talking about both Republicans and Democrats - who believe that when you're elected to office, you become some kind of member of the aristocracy, and that anyone who challenges you is attacking you and is unpatriotic. This is foolishness.
Women's liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one is likely to do anything about that.
Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness.
For us to think we can enjoy, understand and practice the Christian religion with just Matthew to Revelation is foolishness.
Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness.
There's nothing the Internet can tell me about myself that I don't already know. The rest is foolishness and people killing time.
Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information.
Christian, learn from Christ how you ought to love Christ. Learn a love that is tender, wise, strong; love with tenderness, not passion, wisdom, not foolishness, and strength, lest you become weary and turn away from the love of the Lord.
I always hired widows with children, because they had to work and didn't have any foolishness about them.
There's just something about youth and comedy that go together. Maybe it's that foolishness, that silliness that you can get away with when you're younger, that you can't get away with when you're older.
People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
Jean de la Bruyere
We are all the foolishness and all the crimes we did. We're also all the kindnesses we did. I hate to think of life as if we understood time. We don't understand time.
Alas, nothing reveals man the way war does. Nothing so accentuates in him the beauty and ugliness, the intelligence and foolishness, the brutishness and humanity, the courage and cowardice, the enigma.
If to live is to progress, if you are lucky, from foolishness to wisdom, then to write novels is to broadcast the various stages of your foolishness.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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