41 Quotes About Foolishness

  • "A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell!"

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Wisdom, Foolishness


  • "Riches are the pettiest and least worthy gifts which God can give a man. What are they to God's Word, to bodily gifts, such as beauty and health; or to the gifts of the mind, such as understanding, skill, wisdom! Yet men toil for them day and night, and take no rest. Therefore God commonly gives riches to foolish people to whom he gives nothing else."

    - Martin Luther
    Topics: Finances, Gifts, Foolishness


  • "I was being foolish. An atheist can't stand behind their assertion that God doesn't exist. The stupidest thing I ever could have done was to reject His Truth."

    - Kirk Cameron
    Topics: Atheism, Foolishness


  • "Nothing is more like a wise man than a fool who holds his tongue."

    - Francis de Sales
    Topics: Character, Foolishness, The Tongue


  • "It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse."

    - Owen Feltham
    Topics: Character, Foolishness


  • "Every Christian who does not study, really study, the Bible every day is a fool."

    - R.A. Torrey
    Topics: The Bible, Foolishness


  • "Praise has different effects, according to the mind it meets with; it makes a wise man modest, but a fool more arrogant, turning his weak brain giddy."

    - Owen Feltham
    Topics: Praise, Foolishness, Modesty


  • "Gold is the fool's curtain, which hides all his defects from the world."

    - Owen Feltham
    Topics: Finances, Foolishness


  • "The fool wanders, a wise man travels."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Wisdom, Foolishness


  • "Hasty conclusions are the mark of a fool; a wise man doubteth; a fool rageth and is confident; the novice saith, "I am sure that it is so"; the better learned answers, "Peradventure, it may be so; but, I pray thee, inquire.""

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Ignorance, Doubt, Foolishness


  • "Never contend with one that is foolish, proud, positive, testy, or with a superior, or a clown, in matter of argument."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Reasoning, Foolishness


  • "Nothing doth so fool a man as extreme passion. This doth make them fools which otherwise are not, and show them to be fools which are so."

    - Joseph Hall
    Topics: Character, Foolishness, Passion


  • "Return to the battle again, no longer trusting in the false and insufficient human resources which so foolishly we had taken into the battle, but now trusting in the limitless resources of our risen Lord."

    - Alan Redpath
    Topics: Faith, Foolishness


  • "Gravity must be natural and simple; there must be urbanity and tenderness in it. A man must not formalize on everything. He who does so is a fool; and a grave fool is, perhaps, more injurious than a light fool."

    - Richard Cecil
    Topics: Character, Foolishness


  • "The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month."

    - Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Topics: Humility, Foolishness



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