Foolishness Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about foolishness
  1. #1
    “Determination is as common among men who are dull and foolish as it is among those who are brilliant intellects. So, no, determination cannot be what we’re looking for.”
  2. #2
    “Sir! You are crazy with greed. There is no one on earth that would buy that fool Thneed!”
  3. #3
    And here I have lamely related to you the uneventful chronicle of two foolish children in a flat who most unwisely sacrificed for each other the greatest treasures of their house. But in a last word to the wise of these days let it be said that of all who give gifts these two were the wisest. . . . Everywhere they are wisest. They are the magi.
  4. #4
    “He’s acting as foolish as a kitten . . . but then, everyone’s entitled to a little foolishness once in a while.”
  5. #5
    “I see a woman may be made a fool,
    If she had not a spirit to resist.”
  6. #6
    You see I kept asking myself then: why am I so stupid that if others are stupid—and I know they are—yet I won’t be wiser?
  7. #7
    It is such an uncomfortable feeling to know one is a fool.
  8. #8
    “Lord, what fools these mortals be!”
  1. #9
    Vanity working on a weak head produces every sort of mischief.
  2. #10
    “It’s better to be sworn to an honest fool than to a lying scholar.”
  3. #11
    “That’s the spirit, one part brave, three parts fool.”
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