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The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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By theme : Stupidity   Wisdom    

It is better to live alone. There is no friendship with a fool.
Buddha
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By theme : Friendship     Stupidity  

He who sees in fashion only fashion is a fool.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme : Fashion     Stupidity  

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
William Shakespeare
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By theme : Stupidity   Wit    

We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme : Stupidity   Wisdom    

A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
John Acton
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By theme : Behavior     Stupidity   Wisdom    

The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme : Stupidity   Wit    

Experience increases our wisdom but doesn`t reduce our follies.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme : Stupidity   Wisdom     Wit    

To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
Samuel Johnson
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Experience is the teacher of fools.
Titus Livius
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By theme : Education     Stupidity  

The most hopelessly stupid man is he who is not aware that he is wise.
Isaac Asimov
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The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools.
Heinrich Heine
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By theme : Old     Stupidity   Wit     Youth    

To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well mannered.
Voltaire
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By theme : Society     Stupidity   Success     Wit    

When you`re arguing with a fool, make sure he isn`t doing the same thing.
Ambrose Bierce
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There is no greater folly in the world than for a man to despair.
Miguel de Cervantes
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By theme : Men     Stupidity  

We will leave this world stupid and evil as we have found it upon our arrival.
Voltaire
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By theme : Evil     Life     Stupidity  

Love is being stupid together.
Paul Valery
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By theme : Love     Stupidity  

He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool.
Albert Camus
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By theme : Person     Stupidity  

If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
Anatole France
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By theme : Society     Stupidity  

To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.
Gustave Flaubert
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By theme : Egoism     Happiness     Health     Stupidity  

 
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