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I wonder sometimes if manufacturers of foolproof items keep a fool or two on their payroll to test things.

If you wish to avoid seeing a fool you must first break your looking-glass.

In all companies there are more fools than wise men, and the greater part always gets the better of the wiser.

It is in the half fools and the half wise that the greatest danger lies.

Lord, what fools these mortals be!

Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.

None but a fool is always right.

Nothing is more intolerable than a prosperous fool; and hence we see men who, at one time, were affable and agreeable, completely changed by prosperity, despising old friends and clinging to new.

People have no right to make fools of themselves, unless they have no relations to blush for them.

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.

The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.

The greatest of fools is he who imposes on himself, and in his greatest concerns thinks he knows that which he has least studied, and of which he is profoundly ignorant.

The right to be a cussed fool Is safe from all devices human, It's common (ez a gin'I rule) To every critter born of woman.

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.

There are many more fools in the world than there are knaves, otherwise the knaves could not exist.

There are more fools than wise men; and even in wise men, more folly than wisdom.

There are two kinds of fools: one says, 'This is old, therefore it is good'; the other says, 'This is new, therefore it is better.'

There is no greater fool than he that says, "There is no God," unless it be the one who says he does not know whether there is one or not.

To be a man's own fool is bad enough, but the vain man is everybody's.

To pursue trifles is the lot of humanity; and whether we bustle in a pantomime, or strut at a coronation, or shout at a bonfire, or harangue in a senate-house; whatever object we follow, it will at last conduct us to futility and disappointment. The wise bustle and laugh as they walk in the pageant, but fools bustle and are important; and this probably, is all the difference between them.


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