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Men are admitted into Heaven not because they have curbed and governed their passions or have no passions, but because they have cultivated their understandings. The treasures of Heaven are not negations of passion, but realities of intellect, from which all the passions emanate uncurbed in their eternal glory. The fool shall not enter into Heaven let him be ever so holy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I assure you that a learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant fool.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sometimes the fool who rushes in gets the job done.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Experience is a school where a man learns what a big fool he has been.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every fool finds a greater one to admire them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sometimes in politics one must duel with skunks, but no one should be fool enough to allow skunks to choose the weapons.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in error.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The mistakes of the fool are known to the world, but not to himself. The mistakes of the wise man are known to himself, but not to the world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A fool must now and then be right, by chance.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One fool at least in every married couple.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every ten minutes.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The fool wanders, a wise man travels.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The wise does at once what the fool does at last.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No one but a fool is always right.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Anyone who has passed through the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Money never made a fool of anybody; it only shows them up.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The wise man who is not heeded is counted a fool, and the fool who proclaims the general folly first and loudest passes for a prophet and Fhrer, and sometimes it is luckily the other way round as well, or else mankind would long since have perished of stupidity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
And the end of the fight is a tombstone white with the name of the late deceased, and the epitaph drear: A Fool lies here who tried to hustle the East.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You ask whether I have ever been in love: fool as I am, I am not such a fool as that. But if one is only to talk from first-hand experience, conversation would be a very poor business. But though I have no personal experience of the things they call love, I have what is better -- the experience of Sappho, of Euripides, of Catallus, of Shakespeare, of Spenser, of Austen, of Bronte, of anyone else I have read.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A clever child brought up with a foolish one can itself become foolish. Man is so perfectible and corruptible he can become a fool through good sense.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You can fool some of the people all the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Many politicians lay it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It has been said that there is no fool like an old fool, except a young fool. But the young fool has first to grow up to be an old fool to realize what a damn fool he was when he was a young fool.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A doctrinaire is a fool but an honest man.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every abridgement of a good book is a fool abridged.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A fool and his money are soon parted.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The fool is always beginning to live.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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