Fool me once…



Søren Kierkegaard

“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”

Søren Kierkegaard



“ a fool with a heart and no sense is just as unhappy as a fool with sense and no heart.”

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Idiot

George W. Bush


There’s an old saying in Tennessee — I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can’t get fooled again.”

George W. Bush

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.”

~Mark Twain

Lauren Oliver



“What glitters may not be gold; and even wolves may smile;
and fools will be led by promises to their deaths.”

Lauren Oliver, Delirium Stories: Hana, Annabel, and Raven


William Hazlitt


“The world loves to be amused by hollow professions, to be deceived by flattering appearances, to live in a state of hallucination; and can forgive everything but the plain,downright, simple, honest truth.”

William Hazlitt

“Compromise is a stalling between two fools.”

― Stephen Fry


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“Many men talk like philosophers and live like fools.”

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