Fools (151-200)

Fools may invent fashions that wise men will wear.
— English

Fools must not be set on eggs.
— German

Fools love all that is good.
— English

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
— English

Fools refuse favors.
— English

Fools rejoice at promises.
— Russian

Fools will be meddling.
— English

Fools will be fools.
— English

Fools tie knots and wise men loosen them.
— English

Fools should not see half-done work.
— Scottish

Fools set stools for wise men to stumble at.
— English

Fools live poor to die rich.
— English

Fools laugh at their own sport.
— English

Fools are free all the world over.
— Dutch

Fools go in throngs.
— French

Fools build houses and wise men buy them.
— English

Fools are not sown nor ploughed,
they grow of themselves.
— Finnish

Fools and weeds grow without rain.
— Yiddish

Fools invent fashions
and wise men follow them.
— French

Fools have fortune.
— English

Fools grow without watering.
— English

Fools are known by their babbling.
— English

Fools do foolish things.
— Australian

Fools don't have to be sown;
they grow up by themselves.
— Yiddish

Fools and scissors may be put to use.
— Japanese

Fools are wise men in the affairs of women.
— English

Fools are pleased with their own blunders.
— English

Fools are of all sizes.
— English

Fools and madmen speak the truth.
— English

Fools are lucky.
— Russian

Fools and little dogs are ladies' playfellows.
— English

Fools never know when they are well.
— English

Fools no Latin know.
— English

Forbid a fool a thing, and that he will do. — Scottish

Fortune favors fools.
— English

Fortune often knocks at the door,
but the fool does not invite her in.
— Danish

From fools and children you will learn the truth.
— Greek

From a fool you have trouble.
— Yiddish

God protect you from a woman's
judgment and a fool's thrashing.
— Rumanian

God takes care of fools, and drunken men.
— Scottish

God alone understands fools.
— French

God helps three sorts of people:
fools, children, and drunkards.
— French

God watches over fools.
— Yiddish

Good words and ill deeds deceive the wise and fools.
— English

Half a fool is worse than a whole one.
— Hebrew

Hares are caught with hounds,
fools with praise, and women with gold.
— German

He who claps his hands for the fool
to dance is no better than the fool.
— African (Yoruba)

He is not a thorough wise man
who cannot play the fool on occasion.
— Italian

He that trusts a thief is a fool.
— English

He has great need of a fool that plays the fool himself.
— English

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