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.lord byron
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
In the popular political imagination we're familiar with the neocons as conniving militarists, masters of intrigue and cabals, graspers for the oil supplies of the world, and all the rest. But here we have them in what I suspect is the truest light: as college kid rubes who head out for a weekend in Vegas, get scammed out of their money by a two-bit hustler on the first night and then get played for fools by a couple hookers who leave them naked and handcuffed to their hotel beds.joshua micah marshall
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
The world is made up for the most part of fools and knaves.Buckingham, GeorgeVilliers, 2nd Duke of
the streams buck like rams in a tent / whips crack and from the hills come the crookedly combed /shadows of the shepherds. /black eggs and fools’ bells fall from the trees. / thunder drums and kettledrums beat upon the ears of the donkeys. / wings brush against flowers. / fountains spring up in the eyes of the wild boar.hans arp
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
Long for the wakeful is the night. Long for the weary, a league. For fools unaware of True Dhamma, samsara is long. (Verse 60)
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.
Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores.
fools rush in where Angels fear to tread.