foolish quotes

Rules matter, and to be rules they need to be universal in form: always do this, never do that. But it is foolish to rule out in advance the possibility that an occasion might arise when normal rules just don't apply. Rules are not there to be broken, but sometimes break them we must.Julian Baggini

I'd love to do a modern-day musical that's full of original music. To get your contemporaries to sing and dance without looking foolish and for it to be transformational and magical and all those things a musical is supposed to be.Danny Boyle

Coming back to your native land after an absence of many years is a surprisingly unsettling business, a little like waking from a long coma. Time, you discover, has wrought changes that leave you feeling mildly foolish and out of touch.Bill Bryson

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

I guess none of us like to look back in our lives to a time when we made poor judgments and foolish mistakes.John Clayton

Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.Charles Caleb Colton

The die is set and Malcolm will not escape for the foolish talk he spoke against his benefactor, such a man, is worthy of death, and it would have been so, were it not for Muhammad's confidence that God would give him the victory over the enemies.Louis Farrakhan

I had never done TV. I think it's a foolish medium for, most rock 'n roll music. Nobody ever comes off well on TV.Dan Fogelberg

We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give.Jean de La Fontaine

I'm sort of in for a penny, in for a pound with Star Trek, It's my life at this point. To deny it would just be foolish.Jonathan Frakes

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

Woman is always fickle - foolish is he who trusts her.Francis I

Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.Elizabeth Gaskell

You really are being quite foolish to smoke.Iain Glen

Art is not an investment. Art is something you buy because you are financially solvent enough to give yourself a pleasure of living with great works rather than having to just see them in museums. People who are buying art at the top of the market as an investment are foolish.Arne Glimcher

Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it?Alec Guinness

We shall not grow wiser before we learn that much that we have done was very foolish.Friedrich August von Hayek

Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.Hermann Hesse

Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn't in us. It's almost as if we're put here on earth to show how silly they aren't.Russell Hoban

The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But the righteous are like carvings upon stone, For their smallest act is durable.Horace