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With well doing you may put to silence foolish men.
Gossip
Bible

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Some excel in rhyme who reason foolishly.
Reason
Nicholas Boileau

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There are well-dressed foolish ideas, just as there are will-dressed fools.
Ideas
Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

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It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less with baldness.
Sorrow
Marcus T. Cicero

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The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the foolish.
Age and Aging
Marcus T. Cicero

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You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Enthusiasm
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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Levity is often less foolish and gravity less wise than each of them appears.
Humor
Charles Caleb Colton

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Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.
Silence
Charles Caleb Colton

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Society always consists in the greatest part, of young and foolish persons.
Society
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The wise know that foolish legislation is a rope of sand, which perishes in the twisting.
Law and Lawyers
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
Pleasure
Epictetus

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It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.
Human Nature
Anatole France

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It is foolish to lay out money for the purchase of repentance.
Repentance
Benjamin Franklin

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Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark, or the man afraid of the light?
Fools and Foolishness
Maurice Freehill

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Penny wise is often pound foolish.
Misers and Misery
French Proverb

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Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
Fools and Foolishness
Elizabeth Gaskell

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A painting in a museum probably hears more foolish remarks than anything else in the world.
Arts and Artists
Edmond and Jules De Goncourt

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

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In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.
Effort
John F. Kennedy

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Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
Education
Karl Kraus

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As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Age and Aging
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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It's easier to be original and foolish than original and wise.
Originality
Gottfried Wilhelm Von Leibniz

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The foolish and the dead never change their opinions.
Opinions
James Russell Lowell

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The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people, to whom he gives nothing else.
Money
Martin Luther

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If it was not absolutely necessary, it was the foolishest thing ever done.
Reform
Lord Melbourne

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun