Words matter. These are the best Fooling Quotes from famous people such as Gene Tunney, Suze Orman, Joey Skaggs, Johnny Simmons, Hugh Jackman, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
As a West Side kid fooling around with boxing gloves, I had been, for some reason of temperament, more interested in dodging a blow than in striking one.
Prenups are so unromantic – a sign of distrust, not love. Time for a reality check, my friends. First, drawing up a prenuptial agreement together is a sign of incredible trust and financial openness – you’re fooling yourself if you think you can achieve complete intimacy without it.
If I’m successful in fooling a wire service, I don’t really have to do anything else to promote the story.
Every time I get a role, I’m surprised. It’s like, ‘Alright, when am I going to stop fooling them?’
Anyone who thinks they’re indispensible is fooling themselves.
I was foreign and Jewish, with a funny name, and was very small and hated sport, a real problem at an English prep school. So the way to get round it was to become the school joker, which I did quite effectively – I was always fooling around to make the people who would otherwise dump me in the loo laugh.
It’s easy to make fun of AOL’s pending purchase of HuffPo. Just like AOL’s purchase of TimeWarner, here we have a new media company – Huffington Post – fooling an old media company, AOL, into overpaying for something that has already peaked.
I catch myself every once in a while doing that weird thing that I see famous people do, where they have sunglasses and hats on and grow out beards thinking that they’re fooling people. Dude, you’re not fooling anyone: you look just like you.
Our experience in fooling around with the genes of mice has taught us that many of the traits that interest us are not definite products of specific mutations but emergent phenomena arising from extremely complex interactions between genes, environment, and life experience.
Antiheroes who are sort of honest to themselves are the ones you root for. Like, Barry Seal isn’t trying to be anything other than he is. He isn’t fooling anybody per se.
Spain is facing an economic situation of extreme difficulty, I repeat, of extreme difficulty, and anyone who doesn’t understand that is fooling themselves.
When you multitask, you believe you’re being exceptionally productive, but really, you’re fooling yourself. Each time you switch tasks, you have to backtrack a little and remind yourself where you are in the process and what’s next. Invariably. you are spending twice as much time on parts of the task.
At the end of the day, I know that I make my living by dressing up, fooling around, playing pranks and giving people a good time. I am enjoying the ride.
I’ve been fooling the public for years and I’m really good at it.
I was fooling everyone by surrounding myself with funny people. But then I put myself out there – writing my own sketches, going on stage with nobody surrounding me – and for some reason people were still laughing.
The thing about addiction is you think you’re getting off on people, and you’re not, and the only person you’re fooling is yourself.
I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had.
I never knew I was a songwriter. I didn’t even know I was a singer. My parents just got me a guitar ’cause my uncle told them to get me one, and I started fooling with it.
I thought I was passionate about my work. Then I saw Shah Rukh bhai and Bachchan saab at work. Their spirit was so infectious. I felt I had so far been just fooling around.
I would be fooling myself if I thought I would succeed as an entrepreneur. Maybe my base as a theatre artiste gave me the confidence as that’s when you start feeling you can do something on your own.
I didn’t realize how much harm I was doing back then and I think a lot of rap artists probably don’t realize it now. I said a lot of stuff fooling around back then, and I saw it do a lot of harm.
As we begin to leave Afghanistan, are we fooling ourselves about what we are leaving behind or what we have promised the people of Afghanistan? Especially the women and girls?
L. A. is crazy. The women all look the same now. That thing with the cheeks. Like Madonna. Who do they think they’re fooling? It doesn’t make them look young. You end up looking like a freak.
The fact of the matter is that if we were going to do anything about Gaddafi, it should have been at the beginning. And by fooling around like this as long as we have, we have wasted an opportunity that would have gotten rid of him.
I used to get the feeling, and sometimes I still get it, that sometimes I was fooling somebody; I don’t know who or what, maybe myself.
You know, directors are funny people. They live with these movies for a year or more. And when you go in to score the picture, you’re fooling with their child. They want to know everything that happens to the score – and why.
Calling Batman ‘the Dark Knight’ is like calling Papa Smurf ‘the Blue Patriarch’:you’re not fooling anyone.
We are at crisis point. I think anybody that sees this nation as being on stable economic or fiscal ground is fooling themselves.
God, newspapers have been making up stories forever. This kind of trifling and fooling around is not a function of the New Journalism.
A lot of my friends were fooling around with drugs then.
I’d done drag since I was 14, for special occasions, and in 2010 a friend of mine with her own burlesque group was looking for a host. During a party I was just fooling around, taking the microphone, saying stupid, funny things, and she asked me afterward if I wanted to host her burlesque show every Saturday.
Sheets of sound. Well, that was when I got tired of certain modulations. Like when you want to get back to C, and you’ve got to go to D and then G and then C. I was fooling around with the piano, and I figured out some other way to do it.
I can be a woodsman if need be. I grew up very close to some forest, and I spent a lot of my formative years up and down trees, fooling around in the woods. I’m no stranger to that sort of landscape.
I was the class clown so I was used to performing and fooling around in front of my friends.
I felt that I was fooling myself eating meat considering my inability to kill an animal, so I just thought I’d better be honest to myself and stop eating meat.
You can have the most wonderful motives for what you do, but if what you do harms other people, you’re fooling yourself.
I had tremendous fun fooling around with the way people talked about songs, just the way that became another way of understanding the world.
I keep fooling people into giving me jobs, and now I’m on Broadway. It’s always something I’ve wanted to be a part of, and I can’t believe that this is the experience I’m having.
I think if I was fooling the people, over 35 years of it now, I would’ve been caught already fooling them.
The entire existence of the NFL – and of football at any level, for all of that – rests on whether or not the game can keep fooling itself, and its paying fan base, that it is somehow superior to boxing and to the rest of our modern blood sports.
Casey knew his baseball. He only made it look like he was fooling around. He knew every move that was ever invented and some that we haven’t even caught on to yet.
We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself.
I can’t just keep fooling around every other fight. Have a few good fights and then get unfocused again and have a couple bad fights. I really have to stay the course and stay focused.
When you start fooling around with drugs, you’re hurting your creativity, you’re hurting your health. Drugs are death, in one form or another. If they don’t kill you, they kill your soul. And if your soul’s dead, you’ve got nothing to offer, anyway.