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"All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people."

"Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition."

"It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone."

"One man's folly is another man's wife."

"The hours of folly are measured by the clock but of wisdom, no clock can measure."

"Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived."

"It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone."

"The same sort of thing happened in my dispute with the National Trust book: Follies: A National Trust Guide, which implied that the only pleasure you can get from Folly architecture is by calling the architect mad, and by laughing at the architecture."

"It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone."

"Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him."

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  • Definition for "folly"
    • A lack of good sense, comprehension, or foresight.
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  • Sentence for "folly"
    • III. i.75 (201,2) [But wise-men's folly
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    • a beach near Charleston, SC where…
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