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67 Proverbs about Folly



1. Anger without power is folly.. German Proverb. Anger without power is folly.
German Proverb

2. Nobody so wise but has a little folly to spare.. German Proverb. Nobody so wise but has a little folly to spare.
German Proverb

3. Too much wisdom is folly.. German Proverb. Too much wisdom is folly.
German Proverb

4. Where honour grows a span, folly grows an ell.. German Proverb. Where honour grows a span, folly grows an ell.
German Proverb

5. Where Nature stops folly begins.. German Proverb. Where Nature stops folly begins.
German Proverb

6. When folly passes by, reason draws back.. Japanese Proverb. When folly passes by, reason draws back.
Japanese Proverb

7. Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you will be like him yourself.. Chinese Proverb. Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you will be like him yourself.
Chinese Proverb

8. To marry once is a duty, twice a folly, and three times -- madness.. Dutch Proverb. To marry once is a duty, twice a folly, and three times -- madness.
Dutch Proverb

9. Cent-wisdom and dollar-folly.. Dutch Proverb. Cent-wisdom and dollar-folly.
Dutch Proverb

10. Folly hath eagle's wings, but the eyes of an owl.. Dutch Proverb. Folly hath eagle's wings, but the eyes of an owl.
Dutch Proverb

11. Profit by the folly of others.. Dutch Proverb. Profit by the folly of others.
Dutch Proverb

12. To marry one is a duty; twice a folly; thrice is madness.. Dutch Proverb. To marry one is a duty; twice a folly; thrice is madness.
Dutch Proverb

13. It is folly to sing twice to a deaf man.. English Proverb. It is folly to sing twice to a deaf man.
English Proverb

14. Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise.. English Proverb. Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise.
English Proverb

15. Wit is folly unless a wise man hath the keeping of it.. Arab Proverb. Wit is folly unless a wise man hath the keeping of it.
Arab Proverb

16. Beauty and folly are often companions.. Italian Proverb. Beauty and folly are often companions.
Italian Proverb

17. Beauty and folly are old companions.. Italian Proverb. Beauty and folly are old companions.
Italian Proverb

18. If a man has folly in his sleeve, it will be sure to peep out.. Danish Proverb. If a man has folly in his sleeve, it will be sure to peep out.
Danish Proverb

19. It is folly to drown on dry land.. Danish Proverb. It is folly to drown on dry land.
Danish Proverb

20. It is folly to fear what one cannot avoid.. Danish Proverb. It is folly to fear what one cannot avoid.
Danish Proverb

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