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" A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" Aircraft do not crash of themselves. They come to grief because men are foolish, or vain, or lazy, or irresolute or reckless. One crash in a thousand may be unavoidable because God wills it so - not more than that. "
" A lot of parts written for people of my size, dwarfs, are either foolish idiots or, like, these sages that are all-knowing, and they're very, sort of, come-to-them-for-answers. "
" A lot of the Republicans wanted exactly what Barack Obama wanted, exactly what Nancy Pelosi wanted, exactly what Harry Reid wanted, which is to raise the debt ceiling, but they wanted to be able to tell what they view as their foolish, gullible constituents back home they didn't do it. "
" Am I foolish and insignificant or am I great? I gave all the individuals in the world cause to kneel down in front of me. "
Sun Myung Moon
" Any administration foolish enough to call ketchup a vegetable cannot be expected to cut the mustard. "
" As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish. "
" As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish. "
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
" Back in George W. Bush's second term, when diplomatic realism began to overtake foolish bellicosity, the president developed one of his patented nicknames for the two most powerful neoconservative journalists, William Kristol and Charles Krauthammer: he called them 'the Bomber Boys.' "
" Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish. "
" Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. "
" Dare to wear the foolish clown face. "
" David Cameron's approach has left Britain weakened and weary because to retreat from the world is as foolish as it is futile. "
" Definitely, it would be foolish to try and make my Czech films here in America, as foolish as it is when some Czech filmmakers try to make movies of America in Czechoslovakia. "
" Economic disasters or foolish wars are hardly guaranteed to bring about large-scale individual self-examination or renew the appeal of truly participatory democracy. "
" Eddie Drake is sort of this loose cannon, funny, edgy guy, who has this really foolish, foolish mustache. "
" Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots. "
" Everyone who comes out does a very foolish thing in bringing such a quantity of clothes that he never wants. "
William John Wills
" Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action. "
Thomas Babington Macaulay
" Foolish many said; foolish many, many believed. "
Thomas Vernor Smith
" He lives to build, not boast, a generous race; No tenth transmitter of a foolish face. "
" I'd be foolish not to take some of these opportunities that are coming my way. "
" Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world. "
" Idealists foolish enough to throw caution to the winds have advanced mankind and have enriched the world. "
" I do not mean to say that we should, or could, return to traditional nomadic economies. I do mean to say that there are systems of knowledge and grand poetical schemata derived from the mobile life that it would be foolish to disregard or underrate. And mad to destroy. "
" I don't want to give too much ink to foolish men. "
" If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing. "
" If I had any real idea of exactly where inspiration comes from, I'd go there, find the foolish thing, bottle it, sell it, and retire to Tuscany. "
" If I know a guy who's a really good improvisational actor, I'd be foolish not to let him because he'll come up with goodies and all kinds of little freebies that you get. "
" If women believed in their husbands they would be a good deal happier and also a good deal more foolish. "
H. L. Mencken
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