Here's the latest in my plan to embrace 366 inspiring quotes during 2016, one for every day of the year. 

You're going to look like a fool.

Yep, it will happen. It's happened to me plenty of times. It happens to people who are far more talented and successful.

It happens to all of us.

The difference is in not caring. It's in embracing your foolishness, and having the courage and ambition to keep trying again. So, here are our 30 quotes about foolishness for April. Check them out, and check out the bonus content while you're at it: 9 Things Great Leaders Say Every Day.

1. "The truth is, I've never fooled anyone. I've let men sometimes fool themselves."

--Marilyn Monroe

2. "Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit." 

? Elbert Hubbard

3. "Any fool can make a rule. And any fool will mind it." 

?Henry David Thoreau

4.    "People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools." 

? Alice Walker

5.    "Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of being great."


6.    "I was young and foolish then; now I am old and foolisher."

--Mark Twain

7. "Who's the more foolish: the fool, or the fool who follows him?" 

--Alec Guiness (as Obi Wan Kenobi)

8.    "A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer."

--Bruce Lee

9.    "Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do." 

--Benjamin Franklin

10.  "If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened by anyone's perception of me."

--Angelina Jolie

11.  "Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish."

--Albert Einstein

12.  "You can say any foolish thing to do to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, 'My God, you're right! I never would've thought of that!'"

--Dave Berry

13. "Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish."

--Chuck Palahniuk

14.  "For God's sake, give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself. "

--Robert Louis Stevenson

15.  "I'm still dealing with the 21-year-old me. That idealist, that purist, that young, noble and somewhat foolish guy... So I tell them to try to hold on to the way they feel right now. Because that's going to effect them for the rest of their lives."

--Billy Joel

16. "There are people who walk against then wind. Then, there are people who pee against the wind."

--Mirtunjay Upadhyay

17. "We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance."

--Japanese Proverb

18. "A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat."

--Louis L'Amour

19. "The best servants of the people, like the best valets, must whisper unpleasant truths in the master's ear. It is the court fool, not the foolish courtier, whom the king can least afford to lose." 

--Walter Lippmann, American writer

20. "The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes." 

--Sir Winston Churchill

21. "Stay hungry, stay foolish." 

--Steve Jobs

22. "Foolproof systems do not take into account the ingenuity of fools." 

--Gene Brown

23. "Life is one fool thing after another where as love is two fool things after each other."

--Oscar Wilde

24.  "I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters."

--Frank Lloyd Wright

25.  "You grow up the day you have your first real laugh -- at yourself."

--Ethel Barrymore

26. "I am firm; YOU are obstinate; HE is a pig-headed fool."

--Bertrand Russell

27. "A fool and his money are soon elected."

--Will Rogers

28. "I just love making a fool out of myself. I made my living as a clown at kids' parties for about three years."

--Hugh Jackman

29. "When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat."

--Nelson Mandela

30. "If you don't educate yourself, you'll never get out of the starting block because you'll spend all your money making foolish decisions. 

--Daymond John