A Quote by John Adams on men, law, lawyers, congress, government, and fools

I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace, two useless men are called a law firm, and three or more become a Congress.

John Adams (1735 - 1826)

Source: attributed to one of America's founders, John Adams, in the play 1776

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A Quote by Anon on silence, foolishness, wisdom, fools, and wise

When a fool is silent, he too is counted among the wise.


Source: Yiddish Proverb

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A Quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald on girls and fools

I'm glad it's a girl.  And I hope she'll be a fool - that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896 - 1940)

Source: Great Gatsby, Pages: (Daisy)

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A Quote by John Muir on god, trees, and fools

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods.  But he cannot save them from fools.

John Muir (1838 - 1914)

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A Quote by unknown on fear, courage, lying, foolishness, fools, and liars

The man who claims never to have known fear is either a fool or a liar.


Source: Unknown

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A Quote by Klingon proverb on fools, war, foolishness, and fighting

Only a fool fights in a burning house.

Klingon proverb

Source: Kang, "Day of the Dove," written by Jerome Bixby, Star Trek, 1968

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A Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson on fate, secret, and fools

...even I ... if I had sat down to think, instead of raging at my fate, must have soon guessed the secret, and got free...I have seen wicked men and fools, a great many of both; and I believe they both get paid in the end; but the fools first.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)

Source: Kidnapped (Penguin Classics)

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A Quote by Japanese Proverb on dance, live, life, fools, and proverb

We're fools whether or not we dance, so we might as well dance.

Japanese Proverb

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A Quote by Otto von Bismarck on fools and experience

Fools say that they learn by experience. I prefer to profit by others' experience.

Otto von Bismarck (1815 - 1898)

Source: The 48 Laws of Power, Pages: 60

Contributed by: Obi

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