Quotes with foolish
An author had better be applauded by the few that are wise, than laughed at by the many that are foolish.
To follow foolish precedents, and wink with both our eyes, is easier than to think.
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
I have nothing to say to him [Ronald Reagan], because he is mad. He is foolish. He is an Israeli dog.
Interview with Marie Colvin on June 20, 1986.
There are very few so foolish that they had not rather govern themselves than be governed by others.
Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
There are no accidents so unfortunate from which skillful men will not draw some advantage, nor so fortunate that foolish men will not turn them to their hurt.
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason.
Why, indeed, is it necessary to summon trouble, – which must be endured soon enough when it has once arrived, or to anticipate trouble and ruin the present through fear of the future? It is indeed foolish to be unhappy now because you may be unhappy at some future time.
Epistulae morales ad Lucilium, On Despising Death
It is true, that which I have revealed to you; there is no God, no universe, no human race, no earthly life, no heaven, no hell. It is all a dream -- a grotesque and foolish dream. Nothing exists but you. And you are but a thought -- a vagrant thought, a useless thought, a homeless thought, wandering forlorn among the empty eternities!
The Mysterious Stranger (1916)