Favorite Quotations ~  Fools & Foolishness Fools Crow: Wisdom and Power

"You can't fool the people all of the time. Nor can you succeed by getting by on the cheap." ~ Roy Disney


You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. ~ Colette

You can fool too many of the people too much of the time. ~ James Thurber

Lord, what fools these mortals be! ~ William Shakespeare, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

There are more fools in the world than there are people. ~ Heinrich Heine

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. ~ Winston Churchill

The first clergyman was the first rascal who met the first fool. ~ François Voltaire

My father used to say that if a man fools you once, he’s a jerk. If he fools you twice, you’re a jerk. Only he didn’t use the word "jerk." ~ Ellen Goodman

Let us be thankful for the fools./But for them the rest of us could not succeed. ~ Mark Twain

If you make a mistake you are a fool for a minute. If you never make mistakes you are a fool for life. ~ Chinese Proverb

I have great faith in fools; self-confidence, my friends call it. ~ Edgar Allen Poe

Only those who attempt the absurd…will achieve the impossible. ~ M. C. Escher

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