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Wise Quotes about Foolish

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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A widespread belief is more often likely
to be foolish than sensible.
- Bertrand Russell

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

 

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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When the water starts boiling
it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

You will do foolish things,
but do them with enthusiasm.
- Colette

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
- Albert Einstein

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

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
- George S. Patton

To be idle is a short road to death
and to be diligent is a way of life;
foolish people are idle,
wise people are diligent.
- The Buddha

Those who are dedicated to a life of wisdom
understand that the impulse to blame
something or someone is foolishness,
that there is nothing to be gained in blaming,
whether it be others or oneself.
- Epictetus

The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
- Yiddish Proverb

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Those who cannot remember the past
are condemned to repeat it.
- George Santayana

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
- Susan Sontag

Joy increases and suffering decreases
as one masters the distinction between events
and one's feelings about those events.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

You can easily judge the character of others
by how they treat those who can
do nothing for them or to them.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Only those who can leave behind everything they
have ever believed in can hope to escape.
- William S. Burroughs

Those who know how to think need no teachers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

Those who have knowledge, don't predict.
Those who predict, don't have knowledge.
- Lao Tzu

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

Life is to be taken lightly
by those who wish to be happy
and by those who wish to age gracefully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves.
- Bob Proctor

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
- Henry David Thoreau

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I trust my intuition to deliver
powerful visions of my inspired future,
and I empower my intent to
transform those visions into reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every day is the perfect day to ask yourself
questions about your life goals,
and how you plan to address those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Those who are highly evolved,
maintain an undiscriminating perception.
Seeing everything, labeling nothing,
they maintain their awareness of the Great Oneness.
Thus they are supported by it.
- Lao Tzu

Good things happen to those who hustle.
- Anais Nin

We deem those happy, who from the experience of life
have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
- Carl Jung

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

Luck marches with those who give their very best.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton

The world has always been in an uproar,
and it always will be.
Choose Peace. Choose to live with Peace.
Choose to interact peacefully with everyone -
especially those whose instinct is not to be peaceful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remain in wonder if you want the mysteries to open up for you.
Mysteries never open up for those who go on questioning.
Questioners sooner or later end up in a library.
Questioners sooner or later end up with scriptures,
because scriptures are full of answers.
And answers are dangerous, they kill your wonder.
- Osho

If we are to go forward, we must go back
and rediscover those precious values -
that all reality hinges on moral foundations
and that all reality has spiritual control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Ask why this task is on your to-do list.
Consider discarding those items to which
you are not truly committed.
For the tasks which do speak
to the longings of your own heart,
begin now, today, this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
- Malcolm X

Leaders are those who empower others.
- Bill Gates

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace
for those with eyes to see beyond.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein


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