A Fool & His/Her Folly

Inspiring Quotes


Book of Fools .. Fallin In Love


I wasn't born a fool. It took work to get this way.

- Danny Kaye



Way of Wisdom & Folly

These famous, great and inspiring quotes reflect insights about the Fool tarot card, Mercury and the hidden truths they point to.

You can find more quotes, read about how to find your life purpose or watch inspiring movies.


Tarot Card 0: Folly & Fools


For fools rush in where angels tread.

- Alexander Pope


The great depend on their heart, not on their purse.

- Emerson


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

- African Proverb


If a fool would persist in his folly, he would become wise.

- William Blake


Any fool can turn a blind eye to reality. It takes a special kind of idiot, though, to ignore a dream.

- unknown


We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world, and the best that we can find in our travels is an honest friend.

- Robert Louis Stevenson


I'm Kurt. I'm 11. I'm incorrigible! ... what's in.courage.able? ... I think it means you wanted to be treated like a boy.

- Sound of Music (movie quote)


Those who appear foolish may only be ahead of their time.

~ Manifest


You can say any fool.ish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, "Wow, you're right! I never wood have thought of that."

- paraphrased from Dave Barry


He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.

- Jim Elliot


Critical Tasks


Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson


Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. Use your memory! Use your memory! It is those bitter seeds alone which might sprout and grow someday.

- Alexander Solzhenitsyn


He who would travel happily must travel light.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery


When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.

- Cynthia High Mel!


He's a fool who cannot conceal his wisdom.

- Benjamin Franklin


The wisdom of this world is nonsense in God's sight.

- Corinthians 3:19



He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

- Chinese Proverb


There ain;t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.

- Mark Twain


Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other.

- Benjamin Franklin


Their wisdom is a crown to the wise, but their foolish behavior is round the head of the unwise.

- Prvoerbs 14:24


The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.

- Henry Mencken


Can you find another market like this?
Where ..
with your one rose ...
can U by.e a C note of rose gardens?

- Rumi, The Essential Rumi




Movie & Song Quotes


~ Oh, I have forgotten you ar above the work of a humble {who gets to N.hare.it the rue du soliel} wizard just as you were above the work of a mere blacks.myth.

- EarthSea (TV movie quote)


+ Master, all my life I have been told I was a fool, a dream.errr {is human to 4give is a sephiroth}. And now I find I have this appel.tight to learn everything everything as fast as I can {another U.p'en.ism 4 ...}. Is that wrong?
~ Not wrong, but knot wise. If you stay with me, you knead Patience {Faith, Hop.along Cass.a.Dea. and Charity}. Do you have patience, G.eD?

- Earthsea (TV movie quote)


Wish I could fall
On a night like this
Into your loving arms
I thought I saw our face
In the evening sky
On a lonesome cloud
That was drifting by ...

- Serendipity (movie song quote)


Utopian tubes ... Fall.Opee.ann tubes .. !st and @nd Fallopians. Fireworks ...we got tons of fire rockets left over from Xmas, where X marks to spot, rover on over ...

- Fandango (movie quote)


We've been traveling far
Without a home
But not without a star ...

~ America (song lyrics by Neil Diamond)


For quotes about wisdom and folly, see Life Way 3: Wisdom.





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