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April Fool's Day Quotes

April Fool’s Day Quotes

April Fool’s Day Quotes: William Shakespeare famously said, “Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.” On April Fools’ Day, showcase your wit and humor with these quotes. If you are a prankster, play a harmless prank, and tease your friends. If you are not a prankster, beware of those who are. You will need loads of it on April Fools’ Day.
  • April 1. This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four. ~ Mark Twain, Pudd’nhead Wilson
  • Even the gods love jokes. ~ Plato
  • The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded. ~ George Orwell
  • The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected. ~ Will Rogers
  • The maple syrup’s full of ants.
    A mouse is creeping on the shelf.
    Is that a spider on your back?
    I ate the whole pie by myself.
    The kitchen sink just overflowed.
    A flash flood washed away the school.
    I threw your blanket in the trash.
    I never lie—-I—
    April Fool!
    ~ Myra Cohn Livingston
  • Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever. ~ Charles Lamb
  • The first of April, some do say
    Is set apart for All Fool’s Day;
    But why the people call it so
    Nor I, nor they themselves, do know,
    But on this day are people sent
    On purpose for pure merriment.
    ~ Poor Robin’s Almanac, 1790
  • The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world. ~ Thomas Shadwell
  • A fool may be known by six things: anger without cause; speech without profit; change without progress; inquiry without object; putting trust in a stranger; and mistaking foes for friends. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It’s good to be silly at the right moment. ~ Horace
  • A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees. ~ William Blake
  • Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee,And I’ll forgive Thy great big one on me. ~ Robert Frost
  • Art is a revolt against fate. ~ Andre Malraux
  • I sometimes wonder if the manufacturers of foolproof items keep a fool or two on their payroll to test things. ~ Alan Coren
  • Art is the proper task of life. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth. ~ Theodor Adorno
  • A man always blames the woman who fools him. In the same way he blames the door he walks into in the dark. ~ Henry Louis Mencken
  • Foolproof systems to not take into account the ingenuity of fools. ~ Gene Brown
  • Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else. ~ Will Rogers
  • Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. ~ Twyla Tharp
  • Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. ~ Thomas Merton
  • Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else. ~ Will Roger
  • If every fool wore a crown, we should all be kings. ~ Welsh Proverb
  • Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth. ~ John Ruskin
  • Art is man’s expression of his joy in labor. ~ Henry A. Kissinger
  • A word to the wise ain’t necessary — it’s the stupid ones that need the advice. ~ Anonymous
  • Even the gods love jokes. ~ Plato

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