The greater fool is actually an economic term. The greater fool is a patsy. For the rest of us to profit, we need a greater fool, someone who will buy long and sell short. Most people spend their lives trying not to be the greater fool; we toss him the hot potato, we dive for his seat when the music stops. The greater fool is someone with the perfect blend of self-delusion and ego to think that he can succeed where others have failed. This whole country was made by greater fools.
the cast of the newsroom + their man of la mancha counterparts synopsis of the musical hear me now oh thou bleak and unbearable world, thou art base and debauched as can be; and a knight with his banners all bravely unfurled now hurls down his gauntlet to thee!
“I don’t mind [sharing an office]. I like Grant and he’s usually in D.C. Brings his dog in sometimes. Basset hound. Always looks very puzzled, just confounded. But working on it, you know? Just, everybody slow down and let me catch up, ‘cause I’m down here.”