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Silence is the wit of fools.
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit for fools.
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
Fools are without number.
Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious... and I despise myself for the vanity, which formed half the stimulus to my exertions. Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.
Bad experience is a school that only fools keep going to.
Ezra Taft Benson
The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.
Those who realize their folly are not true fools.
I never, ever have seen media this way. It's almost indescribable. Making up stories, refusing to run real stories. It's making themselves look like utter fools. There's no journalism, there is no media. There's pure, full-fledged advocacy here.
Who were the fools who spread the story that brute force cannot kill ideas? Nothing is easier. And once they are dead they are no more than corpses.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Spiro T. Agnew
Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.
Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
People who don't see their nature and imagine they can practice thoughtlessness all the time are lairs and fools.
In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.
Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with that it's compounding a felony.
Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time... love lavished on absolute fools. Love's a charity ward, you know.
No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers, alas, have to be fools in public, while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people are full of doubts.
James P. Hogan
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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