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Picture quote by African Proverbs about wisdom

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything. ⏤ African Proverbs

Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about people

We must learn to live together as brothers or we will perish together as fools. ⏤ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Fools wait for a lucky day but every day is a lucky day for an industrious man.

Buddha, monk

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

Mark Twain, author

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.

African Proverbs,

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

English Proverbs,

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his way.

Josh Billings, comedian

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.

Horace, poet

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln, president

Don't approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side.

Yiddish Proverbs,

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie, writer

Its quite true there's a fool born every minute. It's also quite true they don't die that fast.


If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.

Robert Frost, poet

A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.

Confucius, philosopher

The fool needs company, the wise solitude.


The fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. Measure For Measure

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Only fools live in the past or carry envy to the present.

Chi Chi Rodriguez, athlete

All men are fools, but all fools are not men.

American Proverbs,

Lord, what fools these mortals be.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

The fool has to do at last what the wise did at first.

Italian Proverbs,

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, environmentalist

When we are born we cry that we are come.. to this great stage of fools.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

The folly of all follies is to be love sick for a shadow.

Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet

Is not this whole world an illusion? And yet it fools everybody.

Angela Carter, novelist

I was young and foolish then; now I am old and foolisher.

Mark Twain, author

Fools build houses, and wise men buy them.

English Proverbs,

Greatest fools are the most often satisfied.

Nicholas Boileau,

No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

No one but a fool is always right.

David Hare, playwright

In life, each of us must sometimes play the fool.

Yiddish Proverbs,

Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.

Havelock Ellis, psychologist

Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will want to use it.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.

Henry Fielding, novelist

He is a fool that kisseth the maid when he may kiss the mistress.

English Proverbs,

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

Plato, philosopher

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak up and remove all doubt.


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

William Blake, poet

A spoon does not know the taste of soup, nor a learned fool the taste of wisdom.


Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.

Albert Einstein, physicist

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.

Al Bernstein, writer

It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone.

Thornton Wilder, novelist

A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.

Nicholas Boileau,

Who loves not women, wine and song remains a fool his whole life long.

Martin Luther, monk

Start with God - the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.

King Solomon, royalty

A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.


What a fool does in the end, the wise do in the beginning.


There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won t.

Josh Billings, comedian

However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.

Nicholas Boileau,

To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.

Claud-Adrian Helvetius, philosopher

Every fool finds a greater one to admire them.


I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.

Edgar Allan Poe, writer

Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread.

Alexander Pope, poet

Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.

Honore de Balzac, novelist

Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit.

Josh Billings, comedian

Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

He is mad past recovery, but yet he has lucid intervals.

Miguel de Cervantes, novelist

It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.


A fellow who is always declaring that he's no fool, usually has his suspicions.

Wilson Mizner, dramatist

Words are the money of fools.

Thomas Hobbes, philosopher

Only fools are positive.

Moe Howard, actor

When he said we were trying to make a fool of him, I could only murmur that the Creator had beat us to it.

Ilka Chase, actress

Fools are without number.

Desiderius Erasmus, philosopher

Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.

Douglas Bader, soldier

Most fools think they are only ignorant.

Benjamin Franklin, president

The fool is always beginning to live.


The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

Sometimes the fool who rushes in gets the job done.

Al Bernstein, writer

A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy.

John Churton Collins, critic

Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.

Quintilian, educator

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.

Voltaire, writer

At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.

Alcuin, clergyman

In the days of Caesar, kings had fools and jesters. Now network presidents have anchormen.

Ted Koppel, journalist

The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs of his neighbor.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master; for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate, and in disobeying the other we are fools.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

Folly is perennial, yet the human race has survived.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

He uses his folly like a stalking-horse, and under the presentation of that he shoots his wit.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking-glass.

Nicolas Boileau, poet

The fool within himself is the object of pity, until he is flattered.

Sir Richard Steele,

How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper.

Olive Schreiner, writer

He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.

Mark Twain, author

The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world.

Thomas Shadwell, dramatist

The dullness of the fool is the whetstone of the wits.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.

Bryant H. McGill, poet

History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Yet with great toil all that I can attain by long experience, and in learned schools, is for to know my knowledge is but vain, and those that think them wise, are greatest fools.

William Alexander,

It is rude to silence a fool, and cruelty to let him go on.


A foolishness is inflicted with a hatred of itself.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.

Michael Korda, novelist

Journalists, who are skeptical to begin with, simply do not like to be lied to or made fools of.

Roger Mudd, journalist

He who knows he who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool, shun him; He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is a child, teach him. He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep, wake him. He who knows, and knows that he knows, is wise, follow him.


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.

Cynthia Heimel, writer

Looking foolish does the spirit good. The need not to look foolish is one of youth's many burdens; as we get older we are exempted from more and more, and float upward in our heedlessness, singing Gratia Dei sum quod sum.

John Updike, novelist

People who don't see their nature and imagine they can practice thoughtlessness all the time are lairs and fools.

Bodhidharma, leader

I'm dealing with fools and trolls and soft targets. It's just strafing runs in my underwear before my first cup of coffee. I don't have time for these clowns.

Charlie Sheen, actor

I'm different. I have a different constitution, I have a different brain, I have a different heart. I got tiger blood, man. Dying's for fools, dying's for amateurs.

Charlie Sheen, actor

The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools.

Doug Larson, cartoonist

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