"In regard of the rich grace and wisdom of his love toward his people for who sees not, but that it is a curse to be unready as these foolish virgins, who were therefore shut out."
"It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them."
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."
"No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master."
"What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!"
"Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action."
"Advice in old age is foolish for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end."
"It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There's not a lot of love going around."
"So foolish is the heart of man that he ever puts his hope in the future, learning nothing from his past errors and fancying that tomorrow must be better than today."
"Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom."