In this post, you will find great Fool Quotes from famous people, such as Samuel Butler, Hugh Laurie, Charles Caleb Colton, LaVar Ball, William Blake. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I look back at the first Groves fight, and it was all so bad, so wrong. Everyone was telling me it was going to be easy, the bookies, everyone. Like an unprofessional fool, like an idiot, I listened to them. I didn’t give myself the best possiblechance.
Look at all of the pitchers getting six- and seven-year deals at 30, 31, and 32. You see what’s going on and the money that’s out there. You’d be a fool not to try to benefit from that, or at least try to get what you feel you’re worth.
Don’t you understand how dramatic it is to be a comic? To be a fool, to get people to laugh at this show-off? Milton Berle could take Laurence Olivier and stick him under the table if he wanted to. And so could I.
The hardest thing about being an unpublished writer is that there’s always that voice in your head that asks if you’re really being a fool. You might just really stink and not know it. You have to have a lot of blind faith in the process. You have to like it so much that you’re going to do it anyway.
That’s what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one fool tells him he’s wise.
I think any writer is a fool if he doesn’t do it for money. There needs to be some kind of incentive in addition to the project. It all goes together. It’s fun to sit there and think of characters and get them into action, then be paid for it.
One thing I don’t personally like is not having that privacy I used to have. Being able to do whatever I wanted to do without people recognizing me. That makes me watch what I’m doing more carefully. I’m not going to be acting no fool.
I was always too mature for my age – and not very happy. I had no young friends. I wish I could go back to those days. If I could only live it all again, how I would play and enjoy other girls. What a fool I was.
Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it?
Always remember, money isn’t everything – but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense.
I’m not afraid to go completely over the top. A lot of people are scared to seem silly or to embarrass themselves, and I really don’t have that at all – I don’t mind making a fool of myself. I like to just have fun and really go for it.
When I got married in 1991, I had never been to a wedding, so I didn’t know that my wedding was tacky. I didn’t know that I was getting married in a quinceanera dress, because there was nobody there to cry over me and tell me I look like a fool.
Coco Chanel once said that what makes a woman look old is trying desperately to look young. Why should one be ashamed to be 84? Why do you have to say that you’re 52? Nobody’s going to believe you anyway, so why be such a fool? It’s nice that you got to be so old. It’s a blessing.
Self-censorship is a lie to yourself; if you are going to be trying to seriously create art, to create literary art, and you decide to hold back, to censor yourself, then you are a fool to yourself and it would be better that you kept your mouth shut and did not speak.
Looking into Linda‘s eyes when she walks down the aisle, and knowing that’s the lady I’m going to be with for the rest of my life. I’m going to be crying like a fool. But I knew from the moment I met her that she was the one for me.
In Britain, because I live here, I can also run into problems of envy and competition. But all this is just in a day’s work for a writer. You can’t put stuff out there without someone calling you a complete fool. Oh, well.
I guess what bothers me so much about what I now see going on in both Washington and in Texas is an effort to keep people from finding out about the mistakes of lawmakers and then when they’re uncovered, an effort to fool people and pretend there was nothing wrong.
I think that people like Bloomberg, they’re complete thugs. No question about it. But on the other hand, it must be said that they are politicallysavvy. They don’t get into those positions of power – in the case of Bloomberg, both economic and political power – by being anybody’s fool.
When I was younger I would be taken for a ride alot, I would believe anybody at face value, I was quite a lallu actually everybody would fool me, exploit me for my work and talent and I would cry about it later.
The thing that I’ve learned, not just from writingcomics but also from writing televisionprograms like ‘Law & Order,’ is that you can fool some of the people some of the time – but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.
More people, especially young people, are realising that if they want change, they’ve got to go about it themselves – they can’t depend on a particular person, i.e. me, to do all the work. They are less easy to fool than they used to be, they now know what’s going on all over the world.
I do read all my work aloud as I’m working – this has made it a little hard to adjust to my husband’s retirement. I can shout the shouty parts if I’m alone in the house, but of course, I feel a fool if someone is there to hear me.
I wasn’t born a fool. It took work to get this way.
I think we fool ourselves and really negate a great deal of history if we think that the oral history of poetry is shorter than the written history of poetry. It’s not true. Poetry has a longer oral tradition than it does written.
If your character is just out there acting a fool, viewers are gonna say, ‘Why am I watching this?’ But if he’s whispering, ‘I don’t really want to die,’ there’s a level of vulnerability cemented in these bad characters.
If you are prepared to make a fool of yourself for them then you usually get that back. I think that there are points where you become so close to an actor, you know them so well, almost as well or better than their spouse. You have to know them, warts and all.
I consider writing practice a true Zen practice because it all comes back at you. You can’t fool anyone because it’s on the page.
You fool around with different pitches playing catch, but it’s not the same when you’ve got to face some guy with a bat in his hand.
I think I always resented the fact that people thought I was trying to entertain them with my multifaceted, chameleonlike character changes. Although I liked doing that, I wasn’t out to fool people and say ‘Guess which one is me.’
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.
I don’t really mind what people say about my love life or anything like that, but the one thing is that, yes, I do sing and write all my own music. That is something that I hold really dear. And yeah, I made a fool of myself in front of the world, but it was also great to pick myself back up and go on tour.
Some people feel that because you are black you will never be treatedfairly, and that you should voice your opinions, be militant about them. I don’t feel this way. You can’t convince a fool against his will.
I believe that love between people is the greatest life-giving force in the world. It’s intensely frustrating and inevitably makes a fool of you, but you can’t stop going back to it, and it’s pretty much the defining experience of a human being.
When you’re around some of the greatest minds in boxing, and you don’t take something from it, you’re a fool. I would just sit and listen to Don King talk all day, and everyone would be like, ‘He talks too much.’ I would tell them, ‘No, there’s wisdom in these conversations.’
Don’t let anybody fool you who says Islam can be moderated. It will not be moderated in a million years.