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You couldn't fool your mother on the foolingest day of your life even if you had an electrified fooling machine.

Homer Simpson's unique take on April Fool's Day

April 1st: This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three-hundred and sixty-four.

Mark Twain takes a rather more cynical view

Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.

Mark Twain, clearly on his specialist subject

I have great faith in fools - self-confidence, my friends call it.

Author Edgar Allan Poe, in self-deprecating mood

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

The man behind Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

Life is one fool thing after another, whereas love is two fool things after each other.

Oscar Wilde

Isn't it appropriate that the month of the tax begins with April Fool's Day and ends with cries of 'May Day!'?

Anon

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Apr 1, 2006
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