Friday, 1 April 2016

If Every Fool Wore a Crown

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April 1.  This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.  ~ Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson, #quote

The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected. ~ Will Rogers #quote

April fool, n.  The March fool with another month added to his folly.  ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Real friends are those who, when you feel you've made a fool of yourself, don't feel you've done a permanent job.  ~ Author Unknown #quote

One thing kids like is to be tricked.  For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse.  "Oh, no," I said.  "Disneyland burned down."  He cried and cried, but I think that deep down, he thought it was a pretty good joke.  I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.  ~ Jack Handey #quote

Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever. ~ Charles Lamb #quote

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Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee,
And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.
~ Robert Frost, "Cluster of Faith," #quote

He who is born a fool is never cured.  ~ Proverb #quote

Let us be thankful for the fools.  But for them the rest of us could not succeed.  ~ Mark Twain #quote

Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen.  Women reach theirs at thirty-five.  Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke?  ~ Rita Rudner #quote

If every fool wore a crown, we should all be kings.  ~ Welsh Proverb #quote

I hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it.  ~Jack Handey #quote

It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humour.  ~ Max Eastman #quote

 Don't give cherries to pigs or advice to fools.  ~ Irish Proverb #quote

A sense of humour is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself.  ~ Clifton Paul Fadiman #quote

It is better to weep with wise men than to laugh with fools.  ~ Spanish Proverb #quote

I have great faith in fools - self-confidence, my friends call it.  ~ Edgar Allan Poe #quote

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.  ~ Chinese Proverb #quote

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.  ~George Orwell #quote

We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.  ~ Japanese Proverb #quote

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.  ~ Abraham Lincoln #quote

Even the gods love jokes.  ~ Plato #quote

A man always blames the woman who fools him. In the same way he blames the door he walks into in the dark.  ~ Henry Louis Mencken #quote

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.  ~ Douglas Adams #quote

Suppose the world were only one of God's jokes, would you work any the less to make it a good joke instead of a bad one?  ~ George Bernard Shaw #quote

A fool may be known by six things: anger without cause; speech without profit; change without progress; inquiry without object; putting trust in a stranger; and mistaking foes for friends. ~ Arabian #Proverb