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Quotes about Foolish

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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Wisdom

When the water starts boiling
it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela

You will do foolish things,
but do them with enthusiasm.
- Colette

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

 

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

A widespread belief is more often likely
to be foolish than sensible.
- Bertrand Russell

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus


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

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
- George S. Patton

Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the
most monstrous and foolish,
the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.
- Charles Baudelaire

It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures,
but the foolish to be a slave to them.
- Epictetus

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and
disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
- Ambrose Bierce

Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered
have prevented a single foolish action.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
- Albert Einstein

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

What can be more foolish than to think that all this
rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance,
when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
- Anatole France

Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it?
- Alec Guinness

I may be getting old, but not foolish.
- Elia Kazan

The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey
her husband has sent more women to the grave than to
the courts for a divorce.
- Lemuel K. Washburn

The point of living and of being an optimist is to
be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come.
- Peter Ustinov

I sort of missed one big thing, to touch first base.
I hope I didn't act foolish, but this is history.
- Mark McGwire

Surprises are foolish things.
The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
- Jane Austen

It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered
from a disappointed passion.
Such wounds always leave a scar.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I have my good days and my bad days,
but I don't have as much energy as I used to back when
I was young and foolish and didn't count the cost -
and it takes a lot -
to write.
- Anne McCaffrey

As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

I'm an incredibly lucky girl.
For someone who has made some very foolish mistakes
and had some tough lessons to learn very quickly,
I am still incredibly lucky.
- Monica Lewinsky

If women believed in their husbands they would be a
good deal happier and also a good deal more foolish.
- H. L. Mencken

The fools ran after me and I ran after the whores,
foolish though I realized such a proceeding to be.
- C. S. Forester

Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts
of progress as pride of opinion.
While nothing is so foolish and baseless.
- J. G. Holland

It's marvellous to be popular, but foolish to think it will last.
- Dusty Springfield

Luck is merely an illusion, trusted by the ignorant
and chased by the foolish.
- Timothy Zahn

To contrast national solidarity and international cooperation
as two opposites seems foolish to me.
- Gustav Stresemann

Money and fame made me believe I was entitled.
I was wrong and foolish.
- Tiger Woods

It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility
of a far greater progress still.
- John Maynard Keynes

I had never done TV.
I think it's a foolish medium for, most rock 'n roll music.
Nobody ever comes off well on TV.
- Dan Fogelberg

I think if you run away from who you are,
that you're a Democrat and you're proud to be a Democrat,
it's foolish.
And the reason it's foolish is you've got a lot to be proud of.
- Tim Kaine

There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

People do not wish to appear foolish;
to avoid the appearance of foolishness,
they are willing to remain actually fools.
- Alice Walker

The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing
and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person
of sense and character detests and despises it.
- George Washington

It would be a foolish high representative who worked that way.
- Paddy Ashdown

I've performed solo for 20 years now,
but I don't do much of it, because if you only play alone,
you go crazy and out of tune and play foolish music.
- Steve Lacy

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
- Euripides

Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational -
but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
- Judith Viorst

Woman is always fickle - foolish is he who trusts her.
- Francis I

Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds.
They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
- Emma Goldman

Am I foolish and insignificant or am I great? I gave
all the individuals in the world cause to kneel down in front of me.
- Sun Myung Moon

There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world.
The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us,
with or without repentance.
- Gilbert Parker

I guess none of us like to look back in our lives to
a time when we made poor judgments and foolish mistakes.
- John Clayton

One has to be foolish or irredeemably stupid to believe
that anything good can come to Europe from the land of presumed opportunity.
- Julius Streicher

I think any man in business would be foolish to fool
around with his secretary.
If it's somebody else's secretary, fine.
- Barry Goldwater

How do you know antiquity was foolish? How do you know
the present is wise? Who made it foolish? Who made it wise?
- Francois Rabelais

Since that first showing of Foolish Wives I have seemed
to walk through vast crowds of people,
their white American faces turned towards me in stern reproof.
- Erich von Stroheim

Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes.
What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It would be foolish to suggest that government is a
good custodian of aesthetic goals.
But, there is no alternative to the state.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

We shall not grow wiser before we learn that much that
we have done was very foolish.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

It is even more damaging for a minister to say foolish things than to do them.
- Cardinal De Retz

If you are foolish enough to be contented,
don't show it, but grumble with the rest.
- Jerome K. Jerome

This is our mercury, our lunary, but whosoever thinks
of any other water besides this,
is ignorant and foolish, never attaining to the desired effects.
- George Ripley

Dare to wear the foolish clown face.
- Frank Sinatra

Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.
- Charles Caleb Colton

American education has been littered with failed fads
and foolish ideas for the past century.
- Diane Ravitch

Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he
automatically deserves great success in any field of activity;
yet almost everyone believes that he automatically
deserves success in marriage.
- Sydney J. Harris

I will never do another TV series.
It couldn't top I Love Lucy, and I'd be foolish to try.
In this business, you have to know when to get off.
- Lucille Ball

Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives,
but on balance life is suffering, and only the very
young or the very foolish imagine otherwise.
- George Orwell

New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests
undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal.
Everybody is looking at everybody else a foolish crowd walking on mirrors.
- Wallace Stevens

It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief,
as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise,
to seem foolish.
- Aeschylus

As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not;
so men are proved,
by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish.
- Demosthenes

It is extremely arrogant and very foolish to think
that you can ever outwit your audience.
- Twyla Tharp


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