Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool.
What is life but a series of inspired follies? The difficulty is to find them to do. Never lose a chance: it doesn't come every day.
—George Bernard Shaw
A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
You must not think me necessarily foolish because I am facetious, nor will I consider you necessarily wise because you are grave.
A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.
To take those fools in clerical garb seriously is to show them too much honor.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
—George S. Patton
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists of not exceeding the limit.
Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
—Charles Caleb Colton
When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
The point of living and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come.
A fool and his money are soon parted.