10 “Foolish” Quotes to Start Your Week

Yes, it’s Monday, the beginning of another week and time for your dose of inspiration to kickstart the week.

So here are some “foolish” quotes….

  1.  “People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools. ” –Alice Walker, Pulitzer prize-winning novelist
  2.  “With too much pride a man cannot learn a thing. In and of itself, learning teaches you how foolish you are.” –Criss Jami, poet and author adversity overcome stress growth inspiration motivation
  3. “Wisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds like foolishness to someone else … Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom.” —Hermann Hesse, German novelist, poet, and painter
  4. “You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.” –Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, French novelist
  5. “Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great.” –Cher
  6. “Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.” –Sacha Guitry, French actor and director
  7. “Who’s the more foolish: the fool, or the fool who follows him?” –Alec Guiness (as Obi Wan Kenobi)
  8. “The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.” –Sir Winston Churchill
  9. “We were young, we were foolish, we were arrogant, but we were right.” –Daniel Ellsberg, political activist
  10. “Whatever you hold onto that you want to do, and that other people tell you you are foolish to want to do, don’t give up.” –Dermot Mulroney, actor

And today’s bonus quote:

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