A man with a pan on his head, acting like a fool.

30+ Top Fool Quotes

"The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes." - Winston S. Churchill

35 Fool Quotes

Someone is a fool when they act imprudently and in a silly way. We have all acted in a foolish way at some point; the important thing is not to exceed the limit. 

Do you want to read some quotes on foolishness? Here we have a list of more than 30 fool quotes, enjoy!

1"If a man is a fool, you don’t train him out of being a fool by sending him to university. You merely turn him into a trained fool, ten times more dangerous."

Desmond Bagley

2"The truth is, I've never fooled anyone. I've let men sometimes fool themselves."

Marilyn Monroe

3"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit."

Elbert Hubbard

4"A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer."

Bruce Lee

5"The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes."

Winston S. Churchill

6"Wise men profit more by fools than fools by wise men."

Marcus Porcius Cato

7"A learned fool is more a fool than an ignorant fool."


8"It’s never permitted to be surprised at the aberrations of born fools."

Henry James

9"Only fools listen to their hearts. Only fools get attached. We wanderers get in and get out just in time."

Shruti Upadhaya

10"Foolish men always believe that a little knowledge will give them control over the world, but it is no more than a display of their vanity."

J. P. Vinluca

11"A fool always finds something to complain about, and a wise person always finds something to appreciate."

Debasish Mridha

12"The world is full of fools, and he who would not see it should live alone and smash his mirror."

Claude Le Petit

13"I don't argue with fools; I educate."

Shannon L. Alder

14"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."

Abraham Lincoln

15“The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

16“He who hesitates is a damned fool.”

Mae West

17“Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.”

Benjamin Franklin

18“A society without democracy is a society of slaves and fools.”

Zaman Ali

19"Wise people understand the need to consult experts; only fools are confident they know everything."

Ken Poirot

20"A fool is made more of a fool, when their mouth is more open than their mind."

Anthony Liccione

21"The problem with the wise is they are so filled with doubts and questions, while fools are so certain about things."

Shannon L. Alder

22"Some people are fools of doubts or simply doubtfools."

Stanley Yap

23"The greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer."

Charles Caleb Colton

24"Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet."

African Proverb

25"Take all the fools out of this world and there wouldn't be any fun living in it, or profit."

Josh Billings

26"Arguing with a fool proves there are two."

Doris M. Smith

27"There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man."


28"Life is one fool thing after another whereas love is two fool things after each other."

Oscar Wilde

29"Better a witty fool than a foolish wit."

William Shakespeare

30"A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool."

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

31"Fools put trust in promises; the wise in action."

A. Spencer

32"Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own."

H. G. Bohn

33"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."

Douglas Adams

34"It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart."

Al Pacino

35"Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me."