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The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit for fools.
Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men.
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
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.
Conspiracies, since they cannot be engaged in without the fellowship of others, are for that reason most perilous; for as most men are either fools or knaves, we run excessive risk in making such folk our companions.
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.
Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.
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.
Those who realize their folly are not true fools.
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.
I am two fools, I know, for loving, and for saying so in whining poetry.
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.
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.
Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
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.
Time makes fools of us all. Our only comfort is that greater shall come after us.
E. T. Bell
People have the power to redeem the work of fools.
If we are just specks of dust hit by lightning, if we have no spark of God in us, why not just take whatever we can and devil take the hindmost? I mean, we are fools not to do that if there is no right or wrong.
It's true I don't tolerate fools but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies.
I'd rather be the king of kids, than the prince of fools.
I have felt in my very blood, ever since I was born, a most unconquerable hatred towards the whole tribe of fools, and it arises from the fact that I feel myself a blockhead whenever I am in their company.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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