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Letter "F" » folly
«All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.»
«Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance»
«But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.»
«For mortal men there is but one hell, and that is the folly and wickedness and spite of his fellows; but once his life is over, there's an end to it: his annihilation is final and entire, of him nothing survives.»
Author: Marquis De Sade
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, Mortal Men
«Folly is the direct pursuit of happiness and beauty»
«A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.»
Author: George Bernard Shaw
«At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.»
«He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.»
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«Folly is the cloak of knavery.»
«Because no battle is ever won he said. They are not even fought. The field only reveals to man his own folly and despair, and victory is an allusion of philosophers and fools.»
Author: William Faulkner
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, The Field