" It never ever pays to be a fool and that really is one of the harshest realities of life. Read your way through this article for famous fool/foolishness quotations and sayings. "

Fools / Foolishness Quotes

Itís time to ask yourself a question, who is more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows the fool? This is one question which holds within itself the answer. While, generally the fool who follows the fool can be considered the most foolish, it still does not mean that the fool is any wiser. It after all takes two hands to clap. However, here it does not matter who is the more foolish amongst the two. What really matters is to stress on the fact that it can never pay to be foolish and how much more important it is to be wise.

People here are funny. They work so hard at living they forget how to live. : Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

- Robert Riskin

Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.

- Bruce Lee

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

- Bruce Lee

How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.

- Anais Nin

It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being so.

- Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow , Jerome K. Jerome

Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.

- Herbert Hoover

We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.

- Marilyn Manson

There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth.

- Marie Curie

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

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

- William Blake

Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.

- Theodore Roosevelt

Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he's in love with her.

- Dame Agatha Christie

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.

- Richard P. Feynman

Everyone got kind of crazy with me mentioning I was in love with a woman.

- Angelina Jolie

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.

- Epictetus

I like someone who is a little crazy but coming from a good place. I think scars are sexy because it means you made a mistake that led to a mess.

- Angelina Jolie

Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.

- Epictetus

If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened by anyone's perception of me.

- Angelina Jolie

Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out.

- B. C. Forbes

Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.

- Charlie Chaplin

I don't believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career.

- Charlie Chaplin

Don't take your toys inside just because it's raining.

- Cher

All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.

- Voltaire

As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.

- Voltaire

Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of being great.

- Cher

I am trying to think of the last time that I just said, 'What the hell!' and did something crazy.

- Jennifer Aniston

If I couldn't laugh I just would go insane, If we couldn't laugh we just would go insane, If we weren't all crazy we would go insane.

- Jimmy Buffett

Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.

- R. Buckminster Fuller

Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.

- R. Buckminster Fuller

A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.

- Thomas Hardy

A fool too late bewares when all the peril is past.

- Elizabeth I

Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but they are the money of fools.

- Thomas Hobbes

The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only.

- Thomas Hobbes

The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.

- Anatole France

He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.

- Andrew Carnegie

I am two fools, I know, for loving, and for saying so in whining poetry.

- John Donne

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.

- John Muir

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.

- Joseph Addison

Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.

- Joseph Addison

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