There's no system foolproof enough to defeat a sufficiently great fool.— Edward Teller
Glamorous Fool Proof quotations
Nothing is fool-proof to a sufficiently talented fool.
He's a blockhead who wants a proof of what he cannot perceive.
And he's a fool a fool who tries to make such a blockhead believe.
A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can't louse it up.
A closed mouth gathers no foot. A conclusion is simply the place where someone got tired of thinking. A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble; then you chip away everything that doesn't look like an elephant.
Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary.
I don't believe Fermat had a proof. I think he fooled himself into thinking he had a proof.
You certainly can't be a perfect person, coming up with the 100% correct solution, all the time. It's just a combination of a chain of good decisions that comes up with a successful product or a successful film. That's what you hope for. But, nothing about the system is 100% fool proof.
Brains are still unfashionable for women to wear, and it has always been proof of women's superiority that the more intelligent a man is, the more women admire him, while the bigger fool a woman is, the more men run after her.
I have always believed that most large fortunes are made by men.
..who tumbled into a lucky opportunity. Hard work and attention to business are necessary, but they rarely result in achieving a large fortune. Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich, he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary.
Every day, man is making bigger and better fool-proof things, and every day, nature is making bigger and better fools. So far, I think nature is winning.
A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble; then you chip away everything that doesn't look like an elephant.
Today, John Kerry announced a fool-proof plan to wipe out the $500B deficit.
John Kerry has a plan, he's going to put it on his wife's Gold Card.
Fortune has been considered the guardian divinity of fools;
and, on this score, she has been accused of blindness; but it should rather be adduced as a proof of her sagacity, when she helps those who cannot help themselves.
There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom.
The glib supposition of utilizing atomic energy when our coal has run out is a completely unscientific Utopian dream, a childish bug-a-boo. Nature has introduced a few fool-proof devices into the great majority of elements that constitute the bulk of the world, and they have no energy to give up in the process of disintegration.
Savings represent much more than mere money value.
They are the proof that the saver is worth something in himself. Any fool can waste; any fool can muddle; but it takes something more of a man to save and the more he saves the more of a man he makes of himself. Waste and extravagance unsettle a man's mind for every crisis; thrift, which means some form of self-restraint, steadies it.
There are only three people in life you can never fool--pawnbrokers, whores, and your mother. Since your mother's dead, I've taken her place. Hence, I'm bullshit-proof.