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A fool with a heart and no brains is just as unhappy as a fool with brains and no heart. Options
Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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A fool with a heart and no brains is just as unhappy as a fool with brains and no heart.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881)
kamilion
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 7:48:51 AM

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One way or another it's not recommended to be a fool.

De omnibus dubitandum est.
Bully_rus
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 8:15:53 AM
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Some think that happiness is something for the fools. Only one example...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDtK7xUIDxk
jcbarros
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10:12:21 AM

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It seems no other alternative is possible, one is always a fool.d'oh!
ithink140
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10:18:47 AM

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There is a difference between behaving foolishly and being a fool. We all fit, at times, the former, but for some it appears to be a life-long pursuit.

'Life is too short to be eaten up by hate.'
patovaanna
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10:39:47 AM

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Any situation is always seen in different ways, depends on people, country, age, gender, etc. So any person has a real chance to turn up either to be heartless or brainless... Either both ore none

Select your thoughts just the same way you select what clothes you are going to wear every day
Hupomone
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10:55:22 AM
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A brainiac with a fool with a heart is just as happy as a brainiac with a fool with no heart.
Bully_rus
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10:58:52 AM
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jcbarros wrote:
It seems no other alternative is possible, one is always a fool.d'oh!


As other Russian classic said, there are two problems in Russia - fools and roads. How two relates to each other and what comes/goes first, if ever, is the eerie Russian lullaby mystery.
jcbarros
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 11:35:30 AM

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I've been always regarded with great interest the Russian mistery.
patovaanna
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 12:14:56 PM

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jcbarros wrote:
I've been always regarded with great interest the Russian mistery.


Well, try to live in that mystery Angel

Select your thoughts just the same way you select what clothes you are going to wear every day
Runi
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 5:05:06 PM

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Good quote - even though... "Dulce est desipere in loco". :)
Verbatim
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 5:58:26 PM
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Daemon wrote:
A fool with a heart and no brains is just as unhappy as a fool with brains and no heart.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881)


According to goodreads.com the passage from "The Idiot" should read:
" “I am a fool with a heart but no brains, and you are a fool with brains but no heart; and we’re both unhappy, and we both suffer.”
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Idiot"

It is clear that both are fools and both are unhappy but they may not be just as unhappy as the other.

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