You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question. The other party to the comparison knows both sides.
If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.lord byron
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.jonathan swift
You think this cruel? take it for a rule, No creature smarts so little as a fool. Let peals of laughter,Codrus! round thee break, Thou unconcerned canst hear the mighty crack. Pit, box, and gallery in convulsions hurled, Thou stand'st unshook amidst a bursting world.Alexander Pope
The solemn fog; significant and budge; A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge.william cowper
Did Stanton say I was a damned fool? Then I dare say I must be one, for Stanton is generally right and he always says what he means.Abraham Lincoln
Some people say that I am out of my tree
Or just a strawberry fool
Someday they'll see 'til then I'll blow you a raspberry
'Cos apples and pears are me
Your father is a fool skin deep; but you are a fool to your very marrow.George Bernard Shaw
Shall we indict one man for making a fool of another?
fool, not to know that love endures no tie, And Jove but laughs at lovers'perjury. 292john dryden
fool, not to know that love endures no tie, And Jove but laughs at lovers' perjury.john dryden
"You bloody fool, you've killed the wrong man."
It's shameful to spot a lie and not to name it,shameful to name it and then to shut your eyes,shameful to call a funeral a weddingand play the fool at funerals besides.andrey voznesensky
I have play'd the fool, the gross fool, to believe The bosom of a friend will hold a secret Mine own could not contain.Philip Massinger
A serious ape whom none take seriously, Obliged in this fool 's world to earn his nuts By hard buffoonery.george eliot
"If I am a fool then it is no misfortune, for then only one more fool will wander this Earth. Amongst the millions of mentally deranged it would barely be noticed. But what if I am not a fool, and that science itself has erred? Then the tragedy is incalculable!"viktor schauberger
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