35 Fool Quotes That Will Change The Way You Think


Embracing foolishness isn’t easy but it’s something you have to do if you want to be recognized for who you really are. Although it doesn’t sound like the best thing to do, being you and looking like a fool is still so much better than looking wise while hiding in the shadows of other people.

With that, here are 35 of the best fool quotes to inspire you.

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. – Alexander Pope

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There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true. – Søren Kierkegaard

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The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. – Winston S. Churchill

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The greatest fools are ofttimes more clever than the men who laugh at them. – George R.R. Martin

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A fool with a heart and no sense is just as unhappy as a fool with sense and no heart. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool. – Molière

Wise men profit more by fools than fools by wise men. – Marcus Porcius Cato

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A knavish speech sleeps in a fool’s ear. William Shakespeare

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Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools that don’t have brains enough to be honest. – Benjamin Franklin

Any fool can hope when success lies plainly in view. It wants genuine strength to hope when matters are hopeless. – Michael Flynn, Eifelheim

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Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other, and scarce in that. – Benjamin Franklin

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It’s never permitted to be surprised at the aberrations of born fools. – Henry James

Let the fools hold on to their treasured stupidity Let yourself be safe in wisdom with much rapidity. – Munia Khan

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Fools make feasts and wise men eat them. – Benjamin Franklin

Only fools listen to their hearts. Only fools get attached. We wanderers get in and get out just in time. – Shruti Upadhaya

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A fool is a man who believes glory can be found at the tip of a sword instead of on the tip of his tongue. That is life’s cruel trick. – Natalia Jaster

Only the foolish would think that wisdom is something to keep locked in a drawer. Only the fearful would feel empowerment is something best kept to oneself, or the few, and not shared with all. – Rasheed Ogunlaru

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Foolish men always believe that a little knowledge will give them control over the world, but it is no more than a display of their vanity. – J. P. Vinluca

A fool always finds something to complain about, and a wise person always finds something to appreciate. – Debasish Mridha

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A wise person is silent and rarely wants to show his wisdom. A fool is always vocal and uses every opportunity to show his foolishness. – Debasish Mridha

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Without economic concerns the fool dies from boredom. – Nicolás Gómez Dávila

To be full of yourself is to make a fool of yourself. – Ashly Lorenzana

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Wise people understand the need to consult experts; only fools are confident they know everything. – Ken Poirot

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so sure of themselves and wiser people so full of doubts. – Bertrand Russell

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Only fools and liars claim to know everything because the fool thinks all that he knows is everything and the liar knows there is no sufficient data to know everything. – Nyona Matende

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A fool is made more of a fool, when their mouth is more open than their mind. – Anthony Liccione

Foolish minds will entertain you, but confuse minds will irritate you. – Amit Kalantri

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You will rarely make wise decisions if you surround yourself with fools. – Rasheed Ogunlaru

A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. – Roald Dahl

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Some people are fools of doubts or simply doubtfools. – Stanley Yap

The problem with the wise is they are so filled with doubts and questions, while fools are so certain about things. – Shannon L. Alder

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Fools put trust in promises; The wise in action. – A. Spencer

Silence is best reserved for the fearful and foolish. – Shannon L. Alder

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Fools may have the greatest repository of knowledge but will never attain Wisdom. – Caleb Ricketts

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