Subject: Intelligence » Fools

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain—and most fools do.

(1888 – 1955) American writer, lecturer & developer of self-improvement skills

Great spirits often meet violent opposition with mediocre minds.

(1879 – 1955) German-born physicist

Psychic: An individual having an uncanny, seemingly supernatural, talent for extracting money from morons.

American author

Little things affect little minds.

(1804 – 1881) British prime minister, politician & author

A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.

(1876 – 1933) screenwriter

A fool and his money are soon married.

(1862 – 1942) American author & poet

You take a normal guy, give him a wife, give them time, and you've got AN IDIOT!

(1958 – ) stand-up comedian & television personality

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9 out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot.

(1950 – ) comedian & television host

You cannot fashion a wit out of two half-wits.

(1942 – ) English politician

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.

(1818 – 1885) humorist

The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools.

(1926 – ) newspaper columnist

An admiring drunk to Parker: I simply can’t bear fools.
Parker: Apparently, your mother did not have the same difficulty.

(1893 – 1967) writer, humorist & poet

There are more fools in the world than there are people.

(1797 – 1856) German critic & poet

So I'm at the wailing wall, standing there like a moron, with my harpoon.

(1956 – ) American comedian

People think it must be fun to be a super genius, but they don't realize how hard it is to put up with all the idiots in the world.

(1955 – ) cartoonist (Calvin and Hobbes)

Only a man who has loved a woman of genius can appreciate what happiness there is in loving a fool.

(1754 – 1838) French prime minister & diplomat

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.

(1818 – 1885) humorist

New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.

(1877 – 1947) British diarist & critic

Fools rush in… and get the best seats.

fictional mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine

Anyone taken as an individual is tolerably sensible and reasonable – as a member of a crowd, he at once becomes a blockhead.

You cannot compile a wit out of two half-wits.

(1933 – 1967) English playwright
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