quotes tagged with 'fools'

Trickery and treachery are the practices of fools that have not the wits enough to be honest.

Author: Benjamin Franklin, Source: unknownSaved by jarvie in honesty manipulation honest fools trickery treachery 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Wise men learn more from fools, than fools from the wise

Author: fortune cookie, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in wisdom proverb wise foolish fools fortunecookie 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The nation that will insist on drawing a broad line of demarcation between the fighting man and the thinking man is liable to have its fighting done by fools and its thinking done by cowards.

Author: Sir William Francis Butler, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in soldier statesman scholar fools cowards williamfrancisbutler 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The Nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools.

Author: Thucydides, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in soldiers fools scholars warriors statesmen cowards thucydides 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.

Author: Herbert Spencer, Source: 1891Saved by ImaWriterIII in herbertspencer folly fools paternalism 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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