Quotes by fools

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  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
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    Fools are without number.
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G. Wells
    British-born American author 1866-1946
    H.G. Wells
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    Fools make researches and wise men exploit them.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
    John Gay
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    Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Fools rush in where angels fear to thread.
    Source: An essay on criticism
  • J. du Lorens
    J. du Lorens
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    Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
    Aesop
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    Fools take to themselves the respect that is given to their office.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
    Source: An Essay on Criticism 625
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
  • Juvenal
    Juvenal
    Roman poet about 1st century AD
    Juvenal
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    Fortune can, for her pleasure, fools advance,
    And toss them on the wheels of Chance.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
    Marquis de Sade
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    Get it into your head once and for all, my simple and very fainthearted fellow, that what fools call humanness is nothing but a weakness born of fear and egoism; that this chimerical virtue, enslaving only weak men, is unknown to those whose character is formed by stoicism, courage, and philosophy.
  • Frank Dane
    Frank Dane
    British actor 1885-1957
    Frank Dane
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    Get the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.
  • John Greenleaf Whittier
    John Greenleaf Whittier
    American poet and writer 1807-1892
    John Greenleaf Whittier
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    Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all.
  • Nicholas Boileau
    Nicholas Boileau
    French poet and criticus 1636-1711
    Nicholas Boileau
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    Greatest fools are the most often satisfied.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
    John Milton
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    How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, but musical as is Apollo's lute, and a perpetual feast of nectared sweets, where no crude surfeit reigns.
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