“My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white”
Monty Python

Quotes, Aphorisms, Laws, and Thoughts
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 A fool must now and then be right by chance. 
 Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony. 
 Hanlon's razor: Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. 
 He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. 
 Hitchen's Razor: What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence. 
 I'm not denying that women are foolish; God Almighty made them to match the men. 
 It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. 
Κέρδιστον εὖ φρονοῦντα μὴ φρονεῖν δοκεῖν.
 It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious. 
 Never call a man a fool. Borrow from him. 
 Never let a fool kiss you, or a kiss fool you. 
 Silence is the virtue of fools. 
 Silence is the wit of fools, and one of the virtues of the wise. 
Le silence est l'esprit des sots
Et l'une des vertus du sage.

 Some old men, by continually praising the time of their youth, would almost persuade us that there were no fools in those days; but unluckily they are left themselves for examples. 
 Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. 
 Temptation laughs at the fool who takes it seriously. 
 The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. 
 The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt. 
 The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools. 
 The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool. 
 There are more fools in the world than there are people. 
 When you're arguing with a fool, make sure he isn't doing the same thing. 
 Wise men make proverbs, but fools repeat them.