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More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars
and motorcycles are in the works.
- Brock Yates

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

As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him
the foolishness they concealed,
and which no one perceived before.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Solitude can be used well by very few people.
They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it,
and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
- Abraham Cowley

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Those who are dedicated to a life of wisdom
understand that the impulse to blame
something or someone is foolishness,
that there is nothing to be gained in blaming,
whether it be others or oneself.
- Epictetus

Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence
or even lack of information.
- John McCarthy

Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.
- Sophocles


 

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans.
It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
- Horace

We are all the foolishness and all the crimes we did.
We're also all the kindnesses we did.
I hate to think of life as if we understood time.
We don't understand time.
- Hugh Leonard

Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness
when they are first produced.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Our wisdom comes from our experience,
and our experience comes from our foolishness.
- Sacha Guitry

For us to think we can enjoy, understand and practice
the Christian religion with just Matthew to Revelation is foolishness.
- Randall Terry

Women's liberation is just a lot of foolishness.
It's men who are discriminated against.
They can't bear children.
And no one is likely to do anything about that.
- Golda Meir

That's the penalty we have to pay for our acts of foolishness,
someone else always suffers for them.
- Alfred Sutro

Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious
creation in which discipline and order are relieved
with some play and pure foolishness.
- May Sarton

Even if certain rogue countries do things we wish nobody did,
it doesn't necessarily mean that their foolishness
should justify our following suit.
- Leon Kass

Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance,
dogmatism, and foolishness.
- Sidney Hook

The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next,
and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow.
- William Osler

Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge,
for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
- Khalil Gibran

We also want to try and slow down all this foolishness
that's going on between the East and West.
We gotta understand that Hip Hop is now universal.
Hip Hop is not East coast or West coast.
- Afrika Bambaataa

We want you to sit down and leave your egos at home
and let's get an understanding as to where all this
is foolishness coming from.
There are others who are putting things out there or
throwing a stick and hiding their hand and keeping
things built up in the media.
- Afrika Bambaataa

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In regard of the rich grace and wisdom of his love toward his people;
for who sees not,
but that it is a curse to be unready as these foolish virgins,
who were therefore shut out.
- Thomas Shepard

The entire universe is working against me.
I can't believe the entire universe could be that foolish!
- Craig Bruce

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

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

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

The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people,
to whom he gives nothing else.
- Martin Luther

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

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

To decide to become a philosopher seemed as foolish
to me as to decide to become a poet.
- Karl Jaspers

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

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

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

Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack
the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
- Karl Kraus

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

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

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
- William Shakespeare

We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury,
that fortune sells what she is thought to give.
- Jean de La Fontaine

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

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

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

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

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

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's probably foolish to expect relationships to go
on forever and to say that because something only lasts 10 years,
it's a failure.
- James Taylor

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

If we were living in ancient Rome or Greece,
I would be considered sickly and unattractive.
The times dictate that thin is better for some strange reason,
which I think is foolish.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly,
better than wise people for their wisdom.
- Elizabeth Gaskell

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

Eddie Drake is sort of this loose cannon,
funny, edgy guy, who has this really foolish,
foolish mustache.
- Lee Tergesen


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