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Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.
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.
Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.
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.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
George Bernard Shaw
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
Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness.
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.
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
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.
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
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.
People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.
The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow.
Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced.
Alfred North Whitehead
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.
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.
Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information.
For us to think we can enjoy, understand and practice the Christian religion with just Matthew to Revelation is foolishness.
We want you to sit down and leave your egos at home and let's get an understanding as to where all this is foolishness coming from. There are others who are putting things out there or throwing a stick and hiding their hand and keeping things built up in the media.
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.
Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it, and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
Atheistic evolutionists believe that nothing created everything - a scientific impossibility. It couldn't happen. So they redefine the word 'nothing' to mean 'something,' so that in their unthinking minds, they can justify their 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.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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