Quotes of the Day for 1 April 2003 – Fools
Today is the first of April, a day for pranks and silliness. If you're in San Francisco you'll want to be at Justin Herman Plaza at noon for the 25th annual Saint Stupid's Day parade, I know that's where I'd want to be if I were in San Francisco. Wherever you are, if you have a foolish streak, and I hope you do, this is the day to run with it. At least a little.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
- Albert Einstein, 1879 - 1955
Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other.
- Benjamin Franklin, 1706 - 1790
I have great faith in fools - self confidence my friends call it.
- Edgar Allan Poe, 1809 - 1849
Wise men make proverbs, but fools repeat them.
- Samuel Palmer, 1805 - 1880
There are well-dressed foolish ideas, just as there are well-dressed fools.
- Sabastien-Roch Nicholas de Chamfort, 1741 - 1794
Ninety-nine percent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
- Thornton Niven Wilder, 1897 - 1975
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