„Only a fool is not afraid.“

Source: A Wrinkle in Time

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—  Gregory Benford, book Timescape

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„Only fools don't contradict themselves“

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„Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.“

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„The Services in war time are fit only for desperadoes but, in peace, are fit only for fools.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

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„Tell me then, does love make one a fool or do only fools fall in love?“

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„There was never a genius who was not thought a fool until he disclosed himself; whereas he is a fool then only.“

—  Ambrose Bierce American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist 1842 - 1914

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„Only fools offend me, woman, and they but once.“

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