Quote of the Day
Definition of Fool
A compound of gooseberries scalded and crushed, with cream; -- commonly called gooseberry fool.
One destitute of reason, or of the common powers of understanding; an idiot; a natural.
A person deficient in intellect; one who acts absurdly, or pursues a course contrary to the dictates of wisdom; one without judgment; a simpleton; a dolt.
One who acts contrary to moral and religious wisdom; a wicked person.
One who counterfeits folly; a professional jester or buffoon; a retainer formerly kept to make sport, dressed fantastically in motley, with ridiculous accouterments.
To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth.
To infatuate; to make foolish.
To use as a fool; to deceive in a shameful or mortifying manner; to impose upon; to cheat by inspiring foolish confidence; as, to fool one out of his money.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
More "Fool" Quotations
fool in Dutch is dwaas, zot, malloot
fool in German is Narr, Dummkopf
fool in Italian is allocco, pazzo, idiota
fool in Latin is balatro
fool in Portuguese is tolo
fool in Swedish is narr, tok, dumbom
Share with your Friends
Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
Art Quote Feed
Funny Quote Feed
Love Quote Feed
Nature Quote Feed