Best Quotes About Foolishness

Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain. -Khalil Gibran

Women's liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one is likely to do anything about that. -Golda Meir

People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools. -Alice Walker

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity. -George Bernard Shaw

Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness. -May Sarton

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. -Horace

Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it, and enough virtue to despise all the vanity. -Abraham Cowley

Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness. -Sidney Hook

We also want to try and slow down all this foolishness that's going on between the East and West. We gotta understand that Hip Hop is now universal. Hip Hop is not East coast or West coast. -Afrika Bambaataa

We want you to sit down and leave your egos at home and let's get an understanding as to where all this is foolishness coming from. There are others who are putting things out there or throwing a stick and hiding their hand and keeping things built up in the media. -Afrika Bambaataa

We are all the foolishness and all the crimes we did. We're also all the kindnesses we did. I hate to think of life as if we understood time. We don't understand time. -Hugh Leonard

Even if certain rogue countries do things we wish nobody did, it doesn't necessarily mean that their foolishness should justify our following suit. -Leon Kass

More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars and motorcycles are in the works. -Brock Yates

Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced. -Alfred North Whitehead

Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness. -Sacha Guitry

For us to think we can enjoy, understand and practice the Christian religion with just Matthew to Revelation is foolishness. -Randall Terry

The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow. -William Osler

As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before. -Jean de la Bruyere

Atheistic evolutionists believe that nothing created everything – a scientific impossibility. It couldn't happen. So they redefine the word 'nothing' to mean 'something,' so that in their unthinking minds, they can justify their foolishness. -Ray Comfort

But, you know, we have these entrenched entities – and I'm talking about both Republicans and Democrats – who believe that when you're elected to office, you become some kind of member of the aristocracy, and that anyone who challenges you is attacking you and is unpatriotic. This is foolishness. -Ben Carson

I know now that there are men out there who are, for me, the whole package, who are supportive of my successes because they know I will be just as supportive of theirs. I'm less tolerant of foolishness now; I know that it's important I not tie myself up with the wrong person, because then I will miss the right person coming along. -Ginnifer Goodwin

If to live is to progress, if you are lucky, from foolishness to wisdom, then to write novels is to broadcast the various stages of your foolishness. -Jane Smiley

Politics was put in front of me. I do politics because it's the vehicle for change and because I happen to be good at it… I had this sort of calm fearlessness, that some would call foolishness. -David Mixner

My house is full of antics, mayhem, foolishness, carrying on, cutting up, shucking and jiving, and I have that whether cameras are there or not. Our youngest just had us up with her shenanigans and hijinks all night. So, it's all the time, even off camera. -Niecy Nash

Alas, nothing reveals man the way war does. Nothing so accentuates in him the beauty and ugliness, the intelligence and foolishness, the brutishness and humanity, the courage and cowardice, the enigma. -Oriana Fallaci

You know the value of every article of merchandise, but if you don't know the value of your own soul, it's all foolishness. -Rumi

I always hired widows with children, because they had to work and didn't have any foolishness about them. -Colonel Sanders

I feel sorry for the poor kids whose parents feel they're qualified to teach them at home. Of course, some parents are smarter than some teachers, but in the main I see home-schooling as misguided foolishness. -Dick Cavett

There's nothing the Internet can tell me about myself that I don't already know. The rest is foolishness and people killing time. -Wentworth Miller

Christian, learn from Christ how you ought to love Christ. Learn a love that is tender, wise, strong; love with tenderness, not passion, wisdom, not foolishness, and strength, lest you become weary and turn away from the love of the Lord. -Saint Bernard

There's just something about youth and comedy that go together. Maybe it's that foolishness, that silliness that you can get away with when you're younger, that you can't get away with when you're older. -Joe Flaherty

Unfortunately, some of our greatest tribulations are the result of our own foolishness and weakness and occur because of our own carelessness or transgression. -James E. Faust

Women become the objects of rules; they are repressed and lose their rights in the name of religion, or they lose their freedom in the name of tradition, while the state legitimates this foolishness with laws. -Okky Madasari

My humor had changed from foolishness to making sense. -Bernie Mac

I really just wanted to be a writer, but people tell you, 'You should have a backup career,' so I thought, 'OK, I'll act.' That was the foolishness of my vision for my life – that my backup career would be completely undependable. -Patti Davis

My mother had very humble beginnings – to put it mildly. Her dad built their home out of timber that he cut down on their land. No heat, no air-conditioning – 'no foolishness,' as he would call it. -Blake Lively

Only once in a thousand years or so do we get to hear a Mozart or see a Picasso or read a Shakespeare. Ali was one of them, and yet at his heart, he was still a kid from Louisville who ran with the gods and walked with the crippled and smiled at the foolishness of it all. -Billy Crystal

We put water down into the earth to push up gas, then we say, 'Ooh, we're having a water crisis.' This is foolishness, and this kind of foolishness, where we try to excuse human behavior, is dangerous. -Mae Jemison

I can see how paperwork and foolishness can destroy something. -Mannie Fresh

I think defeating Fox – and more importantly, getting the rest of the media to understand they do not do legitimate news – is very important. I hope to do that through pointing out their hypocrisy, propaganda, and general foolishness. But I also plan to beat them in the ratings and make them fear me. -Cenk Uygur

Father John Misty is rebelling not against repression or foolishness but the ephemeral nature of mankind. He seeks permanence in a fleeting age, and he does not find it because the one place he could find an answer, he considers closed off: a locked door. -Ben Domenech

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