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Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Politician. President of the United States.

Who loves not women, wine and song remains a fool his whole life long.

Martin Luther (1483-1546) German priest and scholar.

The fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

I was young and foolish then; now I am old and foolisher.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will want to use it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.

Fools build houses, and wise men buy them.

English proverb

He who knows he who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool, shun him; He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is a child, teach him. He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep, wake him. He who knows, and knows that he knows, is wise, follow him.

Persian proverb

If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) British logician and philosopher.

Folly is perennial, yet the human race has survived.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) British logician and philosopher.

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