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To swallow gudgeons ere they're catch'd.
And count their chickens ere they're hatch'd.

To swallow gudgeons ere they're catch'd.
And count their chickens ere they're hatch'd.

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A fool and a wise man are alike both in the starting-place--their
birth, and at the post--their death; only read more

A fool and a wise man are alike both in the starting-place--their
birth, and at the post--their death; only they differ in the race
of their lives.

by Thomas Fuller Found in: Folly Quotes,
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A fool must now and then be right by chance.

A fool must now and then be right by chance.

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All places are filled with fools.
[Lat., Stultorum plenea sunt omnia.]

All places are filled with fools.
[Lat., Stultorum plenea sunt omnia.]

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Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like
unto him.
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Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like
unto him.
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own
conceit.

by Bible Found in: Folly Sayings, General Sayings,
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More knave than fool.

More knave than fool.

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Folly is wont to have more followers and comrades than
discretion.
[Sp., Mas acompanados y paniguados debe di read more

Folly is wont to have more followers and comrades than
discretion.
[Sp., Mas acompanados y paniguados debe di tener la locura que la
discrecion.]

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Defend me, therefore, common sense, say
From reveries so airy, from the toil
Of dropping buckets into read more

Defend me, therefore, common sense, say
From reveries so airy, from the toil
Of dropping buckets into empty wells,
And growing old in drawing nothing up.

by William Cowper Found in: Folly Quotes,
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Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he
that shutteth his lips is esteemed read more

Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he
that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

by Bible Found in: Folly Quotes,
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