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“When the fool is told a Proverb, its meaning has to be explained to him”
“As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether thy be wise or foolish”
“Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced”
Alfred North Whitehead
“Only a fool expects to be happy all the time.”
“People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.”
“In an age in which the media broadcast countless pieces of foolishness, the educated man is defined not by what he knows, but by what he doesn't know.”
Nicolas Gomez Davila
“Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.”
“By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed”
“A fool may be known by six things: anger, without cause; speech, without profit; change, without progress; inquiry, without object; putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends”
“He who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client”
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