We’re all fools,” said Clemens, “all the time. It’s just we’re a different kind each day. We think, I’m not a fool today. I’ve learned my lesson. I was a fool yesterday but not this morning. Then tomorrow we find out that, yes, we were a fool today too. I think the only way we...
When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.
The fools among us are presented to be wise and the wise among us are presented to be fools.
Nothing fools you better than the lie you tell yourself.
And the fools… well, the fools are there for us to fleece and then to show mercy.
To deny the existence of God would be to close your eyes to the beauty around you, to close your ears to the symphony of nature, to close your nostrils to the scents wafting on the breeze, to close your mouth to the delicacies of nourishment, to close your hands to the feel of luxury,...
There are only fools who believe that art is a serious matter.
Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform.
A genius in the wrong position could look like a fool.
Philosophers, Poets and Fools have similar Consciousness
To be full of yourself is to make a fool of yourself.
Bitter people are not interested in what you say, but what you hide.
He’d never seen one so vibrant, though, or so vividly compelling… those glowing green eyes sparkling with sunlight and curiosity and silent laughter, and when she glanced in Henry’s direction, she held his gaze, a look that was both challenging and enigmatic… He was utterly certain that this was Eleanor of Aquitaine, and no less...
So said Hair-Face, and they killed him, because, they said, he was a wild man and wanted to go back and live in a tree. It was very strange. Whenever a man arose and wanted to go forward all those that stood still said he went backward and should be killed. And the poor people...
Intelligent men do not decide any subject until they have carefully examined both or all sides of it. Fools, cowards, and those too lazy to think, accept blindly, without examination, dogmas and doctrines imposed upon them in childhood by their parents, priests, and teachers, when their minds were immature and they could not reason.
Stupid women were lured into it and assured they would become young and beautiful if they let themselves be pummeled and pounded and smeared with sticky creams, and have their faces lifted and their stomachs flattened. They paid a lot of money to Madame Olympia, who would put a little bit of magic into the...
To expect to be kissed having bad breath is the secret of a fool.
I love fools’ experiments. I am always making them.
Fools may have the greatest repository of knowledge but will never attain Wisdom.
Silence is best reserved for the fearful and foolish.
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor morum over each other. Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned; yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity. What has been the effect...
Fools commit suicide and think they’re doing themselves a favor.