Friday, April 1, 2016

Sayings about Fools

A fool despises good counsel and a wise man takes it to heart. Confucius

And if to some my tale seems foolishness, I am content some count me as a fool. Sophocles.

Lord, what fools these mortals be! Shakespeare.

Wisdom must yield  to superstitions rules, who arms with bigot zeal, the hands of fools.Voltaire

Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread. Alexander Pope

Every damn fool thing you do in life, you pay for. Edith Piaf

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

Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned; yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity. What has been the effect of coercion? To make one half the world fools, and the other half hypocrites. To support roguery and error all over the earth.  Thomas Jefferson

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 of the time. Abraham Lincoln

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. Winston Churchill.

What and who is really foolproof?
What kind of fool am I?

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