I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't.— Marilyn Monroe
Belligerent Fool Me quotations
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
All these non-singing, non-dancing, wish-I-had-me-some-clothes fools who tell me my albums suck. Why should I pay any attention to them?
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
I am a fool, but I know I'm a fool and that makes me smarter than you.
Fool me once, shame on - shame on you. Fool me - you can't get fooled again.
Who knows where the road will lead us Only a fool would say, But if you let me love you I'm sure to love you all the way.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
God knows what you've been doing, everything you've been doing.
You may fool me, but you can't fool God!
They call me deranged. The hope is that they are right! It is of no greater or lesser import for yet another fool to wander this Earth. But if I am right and science is wrong, then may the Lord God have mercy on mankind!
If you deceive me once shame on you because I have trusted you once and you have deceived me, if you deceive me twice shame on me because I have learnt my lessons and you have deceive me and if you deceive me for the third time shame on me because am a compound fool.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
And this is Nymphadora-" "Don't call me Nymphadora, Remus," said the young witch with a shudder. "It's Tonks." "-Nymphadora Tonks, who prefers to be known by her surname only," finished Lupin. "So would you if your fool of a mother had called you 'Nymphadora,' " muttered Tonks.
Personally, I don't like a girlfriend to have a husband.
If she'll fool her husband, I figure she'll fool me.
If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened by anyone's perception of me.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.
I AM NOT PAYING FOR SOME CRACKPOT OLD FOOL TO TEACH HIM MAGIC TRICKS!" yelled Uncle Vernon. Hagrid seized his pink umbrella and whirled it over his head "NEVER -" he thundered "- INSULT -ALBUS -DUMBLEDORE - IN - FRONT - OF - ME!
I adore Life. What do all the fools matter and all the stupidity. They do matter but somehow for me they cannot touch the body of Life. Life is marvellous. I want to be deeply rooted in it - to live - to expand - to breathe in it - to rejoice - to share it. To give and to be asked for Love.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
As the adage goes, 'fool me once, shame on you.
Fool me twice, shame on me'... It's time for patriots everywhere to rally together again and take back America.
There's an old saying in Tennessee — I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can't get fooled again.
I hope you have lost your good looks, for while they last any fool can adore you, and the adoration of fools is bad for the soul. No, give me a ruined complexion and a lost figure and sixteen chins on a farmyard of Crow's feet and an obvious wig. Then you shall see me coming out strong.
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
My life is in the hands of any fool who makes me lose my temper.
When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men will know what I mean.
For April Fools Day, someone played a really cruel joke on me.
They stole ALL my mirrors and I had to go hours without seeing myself. I mean, I couldn’t even do my daily affirmations. What kind of world is this? I tell you, it’s artists like myself that really suffer.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.
I must learn to love the fool in me the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.
Do you know how many ways love can hit you? So it makes you happy, or miserable? It makes you sick in the belly or hurt in the heart. It makes everything brighter and sharper, or it blurs all the edges. It makes you feel like a king or a fool. Every way love can hit you, it's hit me when it comes to you.
Don't liken me to that [SOB]. Anybody that lets his public policies be mixed up with religious prejudice is a plain [GD] fool.
A genius always presents himself as a fool.
My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world, and exiles me from it.
What I try to do is write a story about a detective rather than a detective story. Keeping the reader fooled until the last, possible moment is a good trick and I usually try to play it, but I can't attach more than secondary importance to it. The puzzle isn't so interesting to me as the behavior of the detective attacking it.
When I am wrong, he is delighted to forgive.
When I am angry, he clowns to make me smile. When I am happy, he is joy unbounded. When I am a fool, he ignores it. When I succeed, he brags. Without him, I am only another man. With him, I am all-powerful. He is loyalty itself.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.
A tragedy is a tragedy, and at the bottom, all tragedies are stupid.
Give me a choice and I'll take A Midsummer Night's Dream over Hamlet every time. Any fool with steady hands and a working set of lungs can build up a house of cards and then blow it down, but it takes a genius to make people laugh.
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on you.
Hinder me? Thou fool. No living man may hinder me!" “But no living man am I!
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
In fact, to gull a fool seems to me an exploit worthy of a witty man.
Long experience has taught me that the crux of my fortunes is whether I can radiate good will toward my audience. There is only one way to do it and that is to feel it. You can fool the eyes and minds of the audience, but you cannot fool their hearts.
I remember one time I tried to pity this fool.
He told me his name was Jeff. He was married. He pulled out his wallet and showed me three pictures of his kids; Kelly, Robert, Brittany. Real cute kids. Don't get too close man. It's hard to pity a fool if you get too close.
Even a fool learns something once it hits him.
Love is a word that is constantly heard, Hate is a word that is not.
Love, I am told, is more precious than gold. Love, I have read, is hot. But hate is the verb that to me is superb, And Love but a drug on the mart. Any kiddie in school can love like a fool, But Hating, my boy, is an Art.