Foolery Quotes

Quotes tagged as "foolery" (showing 1-6 of 6)
Michael Bassey Johnson
“The more you try to impress, the more you become depressed, and the more they get tired of your coercion. It doesn't make them love you, instead, they'll see you as a little child, trying to draw a senseless picture on a piece of paper, begging people to look at it and admire it by force. You can persuade someone to look at your face, but you can't persuade them to see the beauty therein.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

John Steinbeck
“If a man ordered a beer milkshake he'd better do it in a town where he wasn't known.”
John Steinbeck, Cannery Row

Hermann Hesse
“Wisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds like foolishness to someone else.”
Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

Robert Walser
“I know this perfectly well, but it was precisely this that I liked - her thinking me silly. Such a peculiar vice: to be secretly pleased to be allowed to observe that one is being slightly robbed.”
Robert Walser, Jakob von Gunten

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Errors were not only meant to be committed by fools.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Master of Maxims

Hermann Hesse
“Wisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds like foolishness to someone else.


― Hermann Hesse”
Hermann Hesse

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