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.
The solemn fog; significant and budge; A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge.william cowper
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
[W]e avenge intelligence when we deceive a fool, and the victory is worth the trouble[.]giacomo casanova
We avenge intellect when we dupe a fool, and it is a victory not to be despised[.]giacomo casanova
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
Oh heav'nly fool, thy most kiss-worthy face Anger invests with such a lovely grace That Anger's self I needs must kiss again.
Look at Unix. It was essentially open source before anyone invented the term, and that caused a large number of ways to solve the same problem and left the market to sort them out, which they didn't (the market never will sort out bad quality in anything but the single most important property of the products), and Unix got itself into a position where some horribly demented crapware from Microsoft could compete with it and fool a whole bunch of people for a while.erik naggum
No Jew was ever fool enough to turn Christian unless he was a clever man.Israel Zangwill
Answer a fool according to his folly.
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