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Foolish Quotes

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

Related topics: Wisdom

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Grant That I May Radiate Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Joy, and Thy Peace,
to All Those Around Me
and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More.
- 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

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
- Anne Frank

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

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

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

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

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

My greatest service to others is living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

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

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

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

He is a wise man who does not grieve
for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
- The Buddha

As we cultivate peace and happiness in ourselves,
we also nourish peace and happiness in those we love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

For those who do not live in fear of scarcity, life is unlimited.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The brightest stars are those who
shine for the benefit of others.
- Anonymous

For those who are bored with life,
the path to happiness almost always comes
through service to the less-fortunate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Forgive those who have injured you -
not because they deserve your forgiveness,
but because you can never be happy
until you release your anger and grant forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

One can pay back the loan of gold,
but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
- Malayan Proverb

Believe in yourself. Dream big dreams.
Set important goals. Take action on those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
- Brian Tracy

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.

It's not in the DOing, it's in the BEing.
Whatever you do or don't do in your lifetime,
your greatest contribution
to current and future generations
will be the happiness and joy
you generated and radiated to those around you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

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

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

In all circumstances I acknowledge this,
IN ALL THINGS AND ALL WAYS, I HAVE CHOICE.
My choice resides in my perspective.
While I certainly do not control climate and markets
and roadways and others, I do control myself
and my response to all those circumstances. I do indeed.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

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

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

I don't know what your destiny will be, but 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


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