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Motivational Fool Quotes

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Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,
and most fools do.
- Benjamin Franklin

Related topics: Wisdom Cynical Cute Whimsey

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

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.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee


 

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50,
and a fool if he doesn't afterward.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

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.
- Erica Jong


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If one does not understand a person,
one tends to regard him as a fool.
- Carl Jung

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak and remove all doubt.
- sometimes attributed to Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, or Samuel Johnson

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

A fool and his money are soon elected.
- Will Rogers

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
- African Proverb

If at first you don't succeed,
try, try, and try again.
Then give up.
There's no use being a damned fool about it.
- W. C. Fields

I am firm; YOU are obstinate; HE is a pig-headed fool.
- Bertrand Russell

Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power
to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
- Ambrose Bierce

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day;
wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
- Elbert Hubbard

He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
- James Huneker

My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool;
it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

It is not fit that every man should travel;
it makes a wise man better,
and a fool worse.
- William Hazlitt

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made
a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
- Laurence J. Peter

I know a lot of people think I'm dumb.
Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
- Leon Spinks

In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it -
thou art a fool.
- Lord Chesterfield

The God of Children and Fools:
There once was a man way up high,
who sat on his chair in the sky.
he called down to fool us,
and said he would rule us,
until we woke up bye and bye.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
- Al Bernstein

You may be able to fool the voters, but not the atmosphere.
- Donella Meadows

A fool and his money are soon parted.
- Thomas Tusser

The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
- Baltasar Gracian

A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted,
but now it happens to everybody.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool,
a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
- Sholom Aleichem

The fool wanders, a wise man travels.
- Thomas Fuller

I really wish I was less of a thinking man and more
of a fool not afraid of rejection.
- Billy Joel

I was always a show-off - as a kid I was never afraid
to make a fool of myself,
and I guess that's still true.
- Ann Robinson

Love works a different way in different minds,
the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
- John Dryden

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared,
for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The fool is like those people who think themselves rich with little.
- Luc de Clapier

A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who
knows what he is talking about.
- Miguel de Unamuno

Johnny Cash was plenty good enough to fool his fans.
They believed he felt it in his soul when he sang the
Gospel while stoned on drugs.
- Suzanne Fields

The learned is happy, nature to explore;
The fool is happy,
that he knows no more.
- Alexander Pope

You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising
is right and the budget is big enough.
- Joseph E. Levine

Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature.
A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
- Joseph Addison

When the second record came out, they started calling it The Band.
I voted to call it The Crackers.
I'm no fool.
- Levon Helm

I guess if you're stupid enough to join the army without
thinking about getting shot at,
then you really are a fool.
- James Blunt

If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your looking glass.
- Francois Rabelais

The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world.
- Thomas Shadwell

A fool can throw a stone in a pond that 100 wise men can not get out.
- Saul Bellow

If you make a fool of yourself, you can do it with dignity,
without taking your pants down.
And if you do take your pants down, you can still do it with dignity.
- William Shatner

He who hesitates is a damned fool.
- Mae West

A fool too late bewares when all the peril is past.
- Elizabeth I

To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool,
a solution.
- Marcus Aurelius

A person is a fool to become a writer.
His only compensation is absolute freedom.
- Roald Dahl

One fool at least in every married couple.
- Henry Fielding

The man who has everything figured out is probably a fool.
- Jerome Lawrence

A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!
- Thomas Fuller

The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love;
have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do;
and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.
- William Hazlitt

People have discovered that they can fool the devil;
but they can't fool the neighbors.
- Francis Bacon

To marry a fool is to be no fool.
- Moliere

To speak and to speak well, are two things.
A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
- Ben Jonson

Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character.
President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man.
- Carroll O'Connor

A science is any discipline in which the fool of this
generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.
- Max Gluckman

The trouble with this country is that there are too
many politicians who believe,
with a conviction based on experience,
that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
- Franklin P. Adams

Any fool can say he is wise but only someone wise can admit he is a fool.
- Michael Reed

The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool,
and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
- Miguel de Cervantes

A fool and her money are soon courted.
- Helen Rowland

One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment
some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear.
- J. B. Morton

It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart.
- Al Pacino

If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened
by anyone's perception of me.
- Angelina Jolie


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