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Silence is the virtue of fools.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
Honore de Balzac
Silence is the wit of fools.
Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
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.
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I am two fools, I know, for loving, and for saying so in whining poetry.
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.
Only fools live in the past or carry envy to the present.
Chi Chi Rodriguez
Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.
People who don't see their nature and imagine they can practice thoughtlessness all the time are lairs and 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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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