37 Quotes About Being Fooled


There are some difficult steps to innovation that can require you to have persistence and thick skin. These quotes about being fooled help to capture and unmask the difficulty of confronting your challenges throughout life.

“A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.”

“A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.”

“Anyone who thinks that people can be fooled or pushed around has an inaccurate and pretty low estimate of people – and he won’t do very well in advertising.”

“Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary.”

“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of.”

“Don’t be fooled. Looks can be deceptive. Like every working mother, I’m paddling away like a duck beneath the water.”

“Everybody is vulnerable to being in relationships where they get fooled. I’m no different. It’s just human nature.”

“Friends and family were convinced I was functioning just fine because I was efficient, productive and successful – who wouldn’t be working twenty hour days? I had everybody fooled with my illness.”

“I am a fool with a heart but no brains, and you are a fool with brains but no heart; and we’re both unhappy, and we both suffer.”

“I can beatbox. Well, sort of. I have one beat that I can do, but people get fooled.”

“I don’t believe Fermat had a proof. I think he fooled himself into thinking he had a proof.”

“I feel as though I’ve fooled the world into thinking I’m an adult and now they’re letting me procreate.”

“I fooled some of the most brilliant people in journalism.”

“I have great faith in fools – self-confidence my friends will call it.”

“I read people; that’s one of my strengths. It’s not that I can’t be fooled, but I’m not fooled often.”

“I’m blessed with a good pair of ears. That’s how I fooled my piano teacher. I’d watch his fingers and I’d listen to it, and I just kind of basically learned it by myself.”

“In order to share one’s true brilliance one initially has to risk looking like a fool: genius is like a wheel that spins so fast, it at first glance appears to be sitting still.”

“It is the fool who thinks he cannot be fooled.”

“It’s not that I can’t be fooled, but I’m not fooled often.”

“It’s really not a good idea to forecast or double guess the fates; you will always be fooled.”

“Let nobody be fooled, the next two quarters are not going to be easy either in terms of growth or employment.”

“Never let yourself get fooled by the same pitcher on the same pitch on the same day.”

“People have always thought that I wasn’t ambitious. They judged by appearances and were fooled. I was competitive. I wanted success and was willing to work for it.”

“Reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.”

“Talk, talk, talk: the utter and heartbreaking stupidity of words.”

“The egoist is fooled by no ideals: he discards them or uses them, as may suit his own interest.”

“The intellect is always fooled by the heart.”

“The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction.”

“The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.”

“The public can’t be fooled all the time.”

“The truth is, I’ve never fooled anyone. I’ve let men sometimes fool themselves.”

“They can certainly expect to be very impressed with the technical aspects of the show, fooled and led up the garden path by the story and ultimately have a jolly good laugh!”

“When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.”

“When you see a fantastic colour or cut in a magazine, perched up on some famous so-and-so’s head, it’s tempting to ask your stylist for the same, but do not be fooled. The hair in those fancy photos can be very high maintenance.”

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time”

“You can’t fall in love after 40; you know so much about life that you can’t get fooled anymore.”

“You look like gold. I’ve been fooled before, but now I know I’ve made the mistake in the past. But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass.”

Taking risks is just one way to be able to surpass challenges and rise above.

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