Quotes: fools

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  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
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    Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Spinoza Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
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    Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Although the masters make the rules for the wise men and the fools got nothing, Ma, to live up to.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    An account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
  • Alcuin of York
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    At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    At their first appearance innovators have always been derided as fools and mad men.
  • Ezra Taft Benson
    Ezra Taft Benson
    American farmer, government official, and religious leader 1985-1994
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    Bad experience is a school that only fools keep going to.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
  • Basil Bunting
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    But their determination to banish fools foundered ultimately in the installation of absolute idiots.
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