Quotes by fools

Quotes 106 till 120 of 133.

  • Persius
    Persius
    Roman poet and satirist 34-62
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    Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
  • Johann Gottfried Von Herder
    Johann Gottfried Von Herder
    German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic 1744-1803
    Johann Gottfried Von Herder
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    Touch not the flute when drums are sounding around; when fools have the word, the wise will be silent.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway, and fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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    We know that their adventures are childish. They themselves are fools. They are ready to kill or be killed over a card-game in which an opponent - or they themselves - was cheating. Yet, thanks to such fellows, tragedies are possible.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    When we are born we cry that we are come.. to this great stage of fools.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
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    Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
  • Anacharsis
    Anacharsis
    Scythian philosopher 6th century BC
    Anacharsis
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    Wise men argue cases, fools decide them.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Wit and Humor - if any difference, it is in duration - lightning and electric light. Same material, apparently; but one is vivid, and can do damage - the other fools along and enjoys elaboration.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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    With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone.
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