You can’t fool other people your whole life. Even if you think they will not bother, there is always karma that comes after you.
Poets are fools until they are kings.
Chase your stars fool, life is short.
This power of democracy is a matter of pride for our country, something which we must always cherish, preserve and further strengthen.
No doubt, when modesty was made a virtue, it was a very advantageous thing for the fools; for everybody is expected to speak of himself as if he were one.
Any foolish boy can stamp on a beetle, but all the professors in the world cannot make a beetle.
The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.
I must think of something foolproof for a fool.
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
The fool is happy that he knows no more.
The pride of aiming at more knowledge, and pretending to more perfection, is the cause of Man’s error and misery.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no more.
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.
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel.
Fools act on imagination without knowledge, pedants act on knowledge without imagination.
Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.
A man’s pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance.