Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.
Crystal sincerity hath found no shelter but in a fool's cap.gerard manley hopkins
The conclusion to which I am ever more clearly coming is that the only hope of attaining a true system of economics is to fling aside,once and forever, the mazy and preposterous assumptions of the Ricardian school. Our English economists have been living in a fool's paradise. The truth is with the French school, and the sooner we recognize the fact, the better it will be for all the world, except perhaps the few writers who are far too committed to the old erroneous doctrines to allow for renunciation.william stanley jevons
Traveling is no fool's errand to him who carries his eyes and itinerary along with him.
At the invitation of Her Majesty's Government, the United States is about to station on the soil of the United Kingdom nuclear weapons which, we are told, will be used only after consultation and by joint decision with Her Majesty's Government. Anyone who, after the experience of the last few days and of recent years, imagines that the United States will defer to the views of the Government of this country is living in a dangerous fool's paradise. Anyone in office who entertains that illusion is in no position to serve the security of this country.enoch powell
It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.neil gaiman
Oft has good nature been the fool's defence, And honest meaning gilded want of sense.william shenstone
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.George Bernard Shaw
A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping, Dirty and dusty, but as wide as eye Could reach, with here and there a sail just skipping In sight, then lost amidst the forestry Of masts; a wilderness of steeples peeping On tiptoe through their sea-coal canopy; A huge, dun cupola, like a foolscap crown On a fool's head and there is London Town.lord byron
It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.
Instinct and reason how can we divide? 'Tis the fool's ignorance, and the pedant's pride.
As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man There are only four things certain since Social Progress began: That the Dog returns to his Vomit and the Sow returns to her Mire, And the burnt fool's bandaged finger goes wabbling back to the Fire.