For vengeance, thou vain fool, is all thy foaming; I have divined thee well!
I loathe also this great city, and not only this fool. Here and there-- there is nothing to better, nothing to worsen.
This precept, however, give I unto thee, in parting, thou fool: Where one can no longer love, there should one--PASS BY!--
Thus spake Zarathustra, and passed by the fool and the great city.
But thy fools'-word injureth ME, even when thou art right!
``and I a crazed fool; but, uncle Cedric, and cousin Athelstane, the fool shall decide this controversy for ye, and save ye the trouble of straining courtesies any farther.
My fool's cap was a casque, and my bauble a truncheon.
"Doubtless," said the Philosopher to himself, as he walked away, "the wisdom of fools
is no deeper nor truer than ours, but they really do seem to have a more impressive way of imparting it."
One of the two had to be a fool
. And, well, you know one can't say that of oneself."
The jokes and their victims are called April fools
. People playing April fool
jokes often expose their prank by shouting" April fools
' at the unfortunate victims.
The research has been outlined in the paper 'Fool
's Errand: Looking at April Fools
Hoaxes as Disinformation through the Lens of Deception and Humour.'
of old had a special place in the heart of our comic genius, the truly and deeply loved Ken Dodd, whose knowledge of laughter could fill cathedrals and libraries, as well as theatres.