Subject: Intelligence » Fools

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

(1818 – 1885) humorist

A full tongue and an empty brain are seldom parted.

(1592 – 1644) English writer

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

(1818 – 1885) humorist

Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it.

(1772 – 1851) American Presbyterian theologian & professor

Fools rush in… and get the best seats.

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

I prefer rogues to imbeciles because they sometimes take a rest.

(1824 – 1895) French writer

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)

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

(1926 – ) newspaper columnist

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt.

(1872 – 1970) British philosopher, mathematician, historian & social critic

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.

(1900 – 1965) diplomat & Democratic politician

You’ve heard of people living in a fool’s paradise? … well, Leonora has a duplex there.

(1889 – 1961) Am. playwright, theater director & producer & humorist

It ain’t what a man don’t know that makes him a fool, but what he does know that ain’t so.

(1818 – 1885) humorist

The love letter you finally got the courage to send will be delayed in the post long enough for you to make a fool of yourself in person.

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

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

There are well-dressed foolish ideas, just as there are well-dressed fools.

(1741 – 1794) French writer

The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.

(1889 – 1945) actor, author & humorist

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

(1956 – ) American comedian

Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with it's just compounding the felony.

(1889 – 1945) actor, author & humorist

If you make something idiot-proof, the world will create a better idiot.

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