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    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.

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Exactness is the sublimity of fools.
[Fr., L'exactitude est le sublime des sots.]

Exactness is the sublimity of fools.
[Fr., L'exactitude est le sublime des sots.]

by William Cowper Found in: Folly Quotes,
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To stumble twice against the same stone, is a proverbial
disgrace.
[Lat., Culpa enim illa, bis ad eundem, read more

To stumble twice against the same stone, is a proverbial
disgrace.
[Lat., Culpa enim illa, bis ad eundem, vulgari reprehensa
proverbio est.]

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The shortest follies are the best.
[Fr., Les plus courtes folies sont les meilleures.]

The shortest follies are the best.
[Fr., Les plus courtes folies sont les meilleures.]

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The solemn fog; significant and budge;
A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge.

The solemn fog; significant and budge;
A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge.

by William Cowper Found in: Folly Quotes,
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The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are
corrupt, they have done abominable works, read more

The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are
corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that
doeth good.

by Bible Found in: Folly Quotes,
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Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are
fools.

Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are
fools.

by George Chapman Found in: Folly Quotes,
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The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom too fine spun

The most exquisite folly is made of wisdom too fine spun

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Folly Quotes,
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The folly of one man is the fortune of another.

The folly of one man is the fortune of another.

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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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