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"Thou little thinkest what a little foolery governs the world." - John Selden

"Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb like the sun; it shines everywhere." - William Shakespeare

"The little foolery that wise men have makes a great show." - William Shakespeare

"Foolery... does walk about the orb like the sun; it shines everywhere." - William Shakespeare

"The small amount of foolery wise men have makes a great show." - William Shakespeare

"The Pope sends for him... and (says he) We will be merry as we were before, for thou little thinkest what a little foolery governs the whole world." - John Selden

"If there be no eternal life, still the enjoyment of spiritual thoughts as ideals is keener and makes a man happier, whilst the foolery of materialism leads to competition and undue ambition and ultimate death, individual and national." - Swami Vivekananda

"Whoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, soul instead of gold, creative work instead of business, passion instead of foolery, finds no home in this trivial world of ours." - Hermann Hesse

"Let me say no more. Words do no justice to the hidden meaning. Everything immediately becomes slightly different when it is expressed in words, a little bit distorted, a little foolish...It is perfectly fine with me that what for one man is precious wisdom for another sounds like foolery." - Hermann Hesse

"... Oceanic malaise. I never saw anyone reading anything more demanding than a comic book. I never heard any youth express an interest in science or art. No one even talked politics. It was all idleness, and whenever I asked someone a question, no matter how simple, no matter how well the person spoke English, there was always a long pause before I got a reply, and I found these Pacific pauses maddening. And there was giggling but no humor - no wit. It was just foolery." - Paul Theroux



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