Top 121 Fools Quotes

In this post, you will find great Fools Quotes from famous people, such as Giacomo Casanova, Edgar Allan Poe, Samuel Pepys, Charles Spurgeon, Alexander Pope. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

You will be amused when you see that I have more than o

You will be amused when you see that I have more than once deceived without the slightest qualm of conscience, both knaves and fools.
Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
Samuel Pepys
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Silence is the wit of fools.
Nothing fools you better than the lie you tell yourself.
Politics will sooner or later make fools of everybody.
Dick Armey
The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.
We miss ‘House of Fools’ a lot. It felt a bit like a different and fresh show for British TV.
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.
Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.
Alan Perlis
The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit for fools.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
I’m knocking fools out. I’m beating guys because that’s what I was born to do.
The older I get, the less I suffer fools gladly.
Those who claim to have had happy lives seem to be silly fools.
Fools rush in where incumbents fear to tread.
I miss the comedy of the ’70s and ’80s, like ‘Only Fools And Horses‘ and ‘Fawlty Towers,’ so I’m glad I’m put in that category.
Brendan O’Carroll
Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won‘t take it.
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
John Gay
What is wealth? A dream of fools.
Abraham Cahan
Time makes fools of us all. Our only comfort is that greater shall come after us.
E. T. Bell
Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform.
Our life is our life. If we waste it, we’re fools.
How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper.
Olive Schreiner
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
As a presidential candidate, Trump seems heaven-sent just to make fools out of Republicans.
Polanski is a great film directoralthough the much-acclaimed ‘Chinatown‘ has a muddled script – but his true talent is to make fools of his friends.
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
Mom spent the time that she was supposed to be a kid actully raising children, her younger brother and younger sister. She was tough as nails and did not suffer fools at all. And the truth was she could not afford to. She spoke the truth, bluntly, directly, and without much varnish. I am her son.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, f

Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Spiro T. Agnew
If I have brought any message today, it is this: Have the courage to have your wisdom regarded as stupidity. Be fools for Christ. And have the courage to suffer the contempt of the sophisticated world.
Who were the fools who spread the story that brute force cannot kill ideas? Nothing is easier. And once they are dead they are no more than corpses.
My grandmother had a Miss Margaret‘s School of Dance to teach tap and ballet to kids, but I never studied it. I was raised a Mormon and they’re dancing fools. It’s the only vice they have – dancing.
Michelle Shocked
Those who realize their folly are not true fools.
The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible.
Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don’t have brains enough to be honest.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
I feel like the fools who dream and who take risks are the ones who change the world.
A minority group has ‘arrived‘ only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it.
Carl T. Rowan
Most kids are smarter than most grown-ups. Kids see the world in black and white… They look through all the garbage and see a world run by fools and dullards and lazy people. And there’s nothing they can do about it because they have no power.
Dav Pilkey
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
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.
Claude Adrien Helvetius
House of Fools,’ that was the first thing I was sad that we couldn’t do any more.
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
I knew I wasn’t going to be a rocket scientist – let’s not be fools – but I wasn’t going to be a bum.
If one black man aided by a bevy of good, decent, dedicated, and open liberal-minded whites and Jews can succeed in prevailing over a group of white racists by making them look like the ignorant fools that they are truly are, imagine what a nation of like-minded individuals can accomplish.
We did make fools of ourselves, but people were into it.
The British public cannot be treated like fools.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.
Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.
Only fools are positive.
Moe Howard
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.
People have the power to redeem the work of fools.
We would be the worst of fools if we would ever lose this extraordinary capacity to go beyond the limits of past thought and past prejudices.
As long as you’ve got serious investors who wish to put money into football, I applaud. It proves that football is attractive. What upsets me, what I find scandalous, is when clubs accept fools.
Sepp Blatter
God looks out for fools and babies.
If you’re a guy, you should get girls flowers all the time. They never get old and you can never get them enough. I’m never disappointed when I get flowers. I always thought guys who don’t buy women flowers are such fools. All it takes is one. A little goes a long way with flowers.
I don't suffer fools, and I like to see fools suffer.

I don’t suffer fools, and I like to see fools suffer.
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Suffer fools gladly; they may be right.
Holbrook Jackson
Yorkshire folk are not fools: talk about devolving power to cities and regions, while simultaneously stripping them of the resources to deliver and subjecting northern councils such as Kirklees to the harshest of cuts, is not compatible with a worthy commitment to building a northern powerhouse to drive growth and prosperity.
I’m so suspicious of our own understanding of the past. I just think that your mind plays absolute tricks on you and fools you every minute of every day. And so when you’re talking about the past, you’re talking about something that never happened. At least it didn’t happen the way you think it happened.
I have met with some of them – very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools.
I like attractive people who aren’t so terribly aware that they are attractive… people who aren’t afraid to roll on the floor and make fools out of themselves.
Bob Fosse
Silence is the virtue of fools.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
We miss ‘House of Fools’ a lot. We always enjoyed doing that; it felt a bit like a different and fresh show for British TV, so we always feel attached to those sort of things.
Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn’t be any fun living in it, or profit.
My father believed, like Pericles, that a man’s genius could be easily judged by the number of unenlightened fools set in phalanx against his ideas.
Baseball must be a great game to survive the fools who run it.
Bill Terry
Neither man nor woman can be worth anything until they have discovered that they are fools.
William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone.
With the hugely talented women I’ve worked with or observed, it’s not a question about temperament or ego; it’s a question about getting it right. If they’ve got a reputation for being difficult it’s usually because they just don’t suffer fools.
I can imagine no sweeter way to end one’s life than in the quiet of the country, out of the mad race for money, place and power – far from the demands of business – out of the dusty highway where fools struggle and strive for the hollow praise of other fools.
Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.
Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
I think when you’re looking for people to interview, you want to make it fair and honest. You’re not just bringing people on so you can beat them up or, you know, make fools out of them or something.
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.
I never, ever have seen media this way. It’s almost indescribable. Making up stories, refusing to run real stories. It’s making themselves look like utter fools. There’s no journalism, there is no media. There’s pure, full-fledged advocacy here.
The public are not fools.
At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
I don’t think people are fools, and I think they deserve a good attitude and smart entertainment.
Tatyana Tolstaya
I don’t get people baring their lives on television. Maybe it makes other people feel better about themselves. Is that what it is? You watch these people making total fools of themselves. It’s like there’s absolutely no privacy.
The trouble ain’t that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain’t distributed right.
There is something about sex that always brings out the funny in me. I think it’s because we make such fools of ourselves over it.
People turn into fools when they see a movie star and do weird things.
I had an unhealthy obsession with ‘Only Fools and Horses.’ I still have to watch an episode with my brother every two or three weeks.
Without a notion of the transcendental, human beings would, indeed, be animals; however, only fools can be convinced of it, and only degenerates need such a conviction.
No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Wri

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers, alas, have to be fools in public, while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
Fools are without number.
Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores.
New Year‘s Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.
James Agate
Black women as a group have never been fools. We couldn’t afford to be.
Barbara Smith
Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything.
Frank Dane
Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.
George Chapman
I love fools’ experiments. I am always making them.
Conspiracies, since they cannot be engaged in without the fellowship of others, are for that reason most perilous; for as most men are either fools or knaves, we run excessive risk in making such folk our companions.
Francesco Guicciardini
When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.
Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of ’em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
William Congreve
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
If New York is a wise guy, Paris a coquette, Rome a gigolo and Berlin a wicked uncle, then London is an old lady who mutters and has the second sight. She is slightly deaf, and doesn’t suffer fools gladly.
Fools act on imagination without knowledge, pedants act on knowledge without imagination.
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
I was convinced that acting was for fools. I was on the stage when I was eight with my father, he was playing one of those Greek blind guys that sees things and warns people, whilst I was in a blue skirt. I think there were 5,000 people in the theatre, it was ridiculous.
At every Ozzfest show, there’s horns and devils somewhere; there’s some kind of darkness somewhere. But the thing is, this is a stage, homey, and those fools are entertainers. And you know what, it shows! It’s fake.
In the mass of mankind, I fear, there is too great a majority of fools and knaves; who, singly from their number, must to a certain degree be respected, though they are by no means respectable.
I am two fools, I know, for loving, and for saying so in whining poetry.
John Donne
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do.
I’ve never been a big fan of making telepathy to the audience. That would be too much a wink in the eye. That would make people around me fools, right?
Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
Ninety-nine percent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with that it’s compounding a felony.
Independence is all very well, but we animals never allow our friends to make fools of themselves beyond a certain limit; and that limit you’ve reached.
Kenneth Grahame
Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.