The fool speaks, the wise man listens.
The wise man, even when he holds his tongue, says more than the fool when he speaks.
The sage speaks of what he sees; the fool, of what he hears.
Who's more foolish: the fool, or the fool who follows him?
There is only one greater folly than that of the fool who says in his heart there is no God, and that is the folly of the people that says with its head that it does not know whether there is a God or not.
When blithe to argument I come, / Though armed with facts, and merry, / May Providence protect me from / The fool as adversary, / Whose mind to him a kingdom is / Where reason lacks dominion, / Who calls conviction prejudice / And prejudice opinion.
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
The fool for Christ holds a prophetic role in Christianity, from the early church to Russian Orthodox 'pilgrims' and such later fools as Luther, Kierkegaard, and Dostoevsky, who were seekers after the true, the good, the holy, the beautiful. They were insane - not in a clinical sense, but in the madness of the Holy, an insanity which ordinary sanity refuses to admit.
The fool is thirsty in the midst of water.
The fool who knows his foolishness, is wise at least so far.
When the evil deed, after it has become known, brings sorrow to the fool, then it destroys his bright lot, nay, it cleaves his head.
Who was the fool, who the wise man, beggar or king? Whether poor or rich, all's the same in death.
Yes, but it's my life has been wasted, And I have been the fool, To let this manufacturer use my body for a tool, I can ride home in the evening, Staring at my hands, Swearing by my sorrow that a young girl, Ought to stand a better chance, So may I w.
Learn what's important to your boss, understand what your company is looking for and help the fool meet those expectations.
Phoebe: I may play the fool at times but I'm a little more than just a pretty blonde girl with an ass that won't quit.
The fool is like those people who think themselves rich with little.
However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.