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I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools.
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.
But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone.
Mom spent the time that she was supposed to be a kid actully raising children, her younger brother and younger sister. She was tough as nails and did not suffer fools at all. And the truth was she could not afford to. She spoke the truth, bluntly, directly, and without much varnish. I am her son.
Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform.
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.
There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
Is not this whole world an illusion? And yet it fools everybody.
Time makes fools of us all. Our only comfort is that greater shall come after us.
E. T. Bell
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.
You will be amused when you see that I have more than once deceived without the slightest qualm of conscience, both knaves and fools.
The glittering baits of titles and honours are only for children and fools.
Jane Welsh Carlyle
Black women as a group have never been fools. We couldn't afford to be.
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.
Those who claim to have had happy lives seem to be silly fools.
I had the conviction that lovemaking fools you. The overpowering emotions it induces make you think you're sharing the same feelings as the other person and that they're imagining the same as you.
Wise men argue causes; fools decide them.
Fortune, that favors fools.
Only fools are positive.
A minority group has 'arrived' only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it.
Carl T. Rowan
How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper.
There was no doubt that there was a vast organization which was making fools of all the liberals in Hollywood and taking their money, that there was a police state among the Left element in Hollywood and Broadway.
The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking-glass.
I hate the noise and hurry inseparable from great Estates and Titles, and look upon both as blessings that ought only to be given to fools, for 'Tis only to them that they are blessings.
Mary Wortley Montagu
John F. Kennedy
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