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29 Best April Fools Day Quotes For Practical Jokers

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There are good days, and there are days when we are seriously in need of a laugh!

On any one of these days, a pick-me-up is something that we all need but don't really ask for. It doesn't have to be the first of April for it to be allowed to prank people now, does it?

We've got to rely on the people we know that crack us up without fail on any given day, especially the ones that will do it without invitation and at the drop of a hat. You guessed it: our resident practical jokers. We're all fools for these clowns who turn everything into a ridiculous joke and every day into Fools' Day. We've handpicked a number of the best Fools' Day quotes for every practical joker there is in this list of the best April Fools' Day quotes for practical jokers. You might also want to have a look at our funny family quotes and funny animal quotes for more laughs!

Rib-Tickling April Fools' Day Quotes

Everyone becomes a funny prankster on April Fools Day

There's an April Fools Day quote in here for everyone in the family!

1. "The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other three hundred and sixty four days of the year."

-Mark Twain.

2. "April Fools gone past, and you're the biggest fool at last."

-Proverb.

3. "Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else."

-Will Rogers, 'Warning To Jokers: Lay Off The Prince'.

4. "A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke – and that the joke is oneself."

-Clifton Paul Fadiman.

5. "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."

-Abraham Lincoln.

6. "If every fool wore a crown, we should all be Kings."

-Welsh Proverb.

7. "April hath put a spirit of youth in everything."

-William Shakespeare.

8. "Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever."

-Charles Lamb.

9. "Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it."

-Benjamin Franklin.

10. "Lord, what fools these mortals be."

-William Shakespeare.

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11. "Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It’s good to be silly at the right moment."

-Horace.

12. "We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance."

-Japanese Proverb.

13. "The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."

-Albert Einstein.

14. "Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it."

-Albert Smith.

15. "A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool."

-Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton.

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

-Mark Twain.

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

-Edgar Allan Poe.

18. "Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on thee, and I'll forgive thy great big joke on me."

-Robert Frost.

19. "When in doubt, make a fool of yourself."

-Cynthia Heimel, 'Lower Manhattan Survival Tactics' in 'The Village Voice'.

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20. "The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way."

-Josh Billings.

-Robert Frost.

21. "The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded."

-George Orwell.

22. "I sometimes wonder if the manufacturers of foolproof items keep a fool or two on their payroll to test things."

-Alan Coren.

23. "Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak."

-Alan Dundes.

24. "A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."

-Bill Cosby.

25. "Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience."

-Mark Twain.

26. "It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly."

-Anatole France.

27. "Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian."

-Dennis Wholey.

28. "Even the Gods love jokes."

-Plato.

29. "Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?"

-George Carlin.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully curated lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone at home to enjoy! If you liked reading through these April Fools' Day quotes for practical jokers and are tempted to pull a prank on your family or would like to fool a friend, then why not give our funny book quotes or funny quotes for kids a try too?

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