To take those fools in clerical garb seriously is to show them too much honor.
I'll publish, right or wrong: fools are my theme, let satire be my song.Rochdale
The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge. Wisdom and discipline are what mere fools have despised.
History, n. An account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
For secrets are edged tools, And must be kept from children, and from fools.john dryden
His central characters are the pioneer, the doctor, the scientist, the businessman, and the feminist. The appeal of his best fiction lies in the opposition between his idealistic protagonists and an array of fools, charlatans, and scoundrels - evangelists, editorialists, pseudo-artists, cultists, and boosters.sinclair lewis
Now such an one for daughter Creon hadAs maketh wise men fools and young men mad.william morris
The solemn fog; significant and budge; A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge.william cowper
I've heard old cunning stagers Say, fools for arguments use wagers.
There are two kinds of fools: one says, "This is old, therefore it is good"; the other says, "This is new, therefore it is better."william ralph inge
For forms of government let fools contest; Whate'er is best administered is best.Alexander Pope
Those who think the information brought out at a criminal trial is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth are fools. Prosecuting or defending a case is nothing more than getting to those people who will talk for your side, who will say what you want said.f. lee bailey
I am not, as I consider, to decide cases in favour of fools or idiots, but in favour of ordinary English people, who understand English when they see it, and are not deceived by any difference in type, but who have before them a very plain statement.george jessel
To all the Callahan's Places there ever were or ever will be, whatever they may be called — and to all the merry maniacs and happy fools who are fortunate enough to stumble into one: may none of them arrive too late!spider robinson
Quoth she, I 've heard old cunning stagers Say fools for arguments use wagers.
The woman learns nothing. The Aes Sedai we served in the Age of Legends could not have been such fools.robert jordan
Science has toiled too long forging weapons for fools to use. It is time she held her hand.
Long for the wakeful is the night. Long for the weary, a league. For fools unaware of True Dhamma, samsara is long. (Verse 60)
I have confidence in fools... self-confidence is what my friends call it.edgar allan poe
fools rush in where angels fear to tread, and the angels are all in heaven, but few of the fools are dead.
To turn away a guest is poorest poverty; To bear with fools is mightiest might.
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