Proverbs 26:4-5 – Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.
“Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” “The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.” “Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools , and those who dare not, are slaves.”
Quote by Doris M. Smith: “ Arguing with a fool proves there are two .”
Proverbs 26:4-5 explains, “Do not answer a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes” (NKJV).
Arguing with a fool shows that there are two. Inexperienced candidates for office should bear in mind that “when you argue with a fool , he’s doing the same thing.” When sharp barbs are being hurled, however, there is tendency to forget that arguing with a fool is foolish.
Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you will be like him yourself. Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes. Like cutting off one’s feet or drinking violence is the sending of a message by the hand of a fool .
Twelve ways to spot fools : Believe they are right. Hate accountability and practical strategies. Love blaming and reject responsibility. Pursue personal ease rather than challenge. Expect you to adapt to them. Reject instruction. Can’t see their foolishness . Express frustrations quickly and openly.
A person who lacks intelligence. jackass. idiot. fool. imbecile.
A group of fools is called a FOOLIAMINY.
5. “Who’s the more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows him?” — Obi -Wan Kenobi, A New Hope.
The Top 10 Characteristics of a Fool and How to Avoid Them 1) The Fool Rejects God’s Existence. 2) The Fool is Opinionated. 3) The Fool is Unteachable. 4) The Fool Lacks Integrity. 5) The Fool Love’s to Pick a Fight. 6) The Fool is Unchanged by Discipline. 7) The Fool Wastes His Income. 8) The Fool Has No Direction in Life.
The first person, then, God calls a fool is the one who says God does not exist. In Psalm 14, we find these words: “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.” Understand what is being said here; these are not words about someone caught up in a false religion.
1 : lack of good sense or normal prudence and foresight his folly in thinking he could not be caught. 2a : criminally or tragically foolish actions or conduct. b obsolete : evil, wickedness especially : lewd behavior. 3 : a foolish act or idea The prank was a youthful folly .