Who knows whether he will be a wise man or a fool? Yet he will have rule over all of my labor in which I have labored, and in which I have shown myself wise under the sun. This also is vanity.
For what advantage has the wise more than the fool? What has the poor man, that knows how to walk before the living?
Then I said in my heart, "As it happens to the fool, so will it happen even to me; and why was I then more wise?" Then I said in my heart that this also is vanity.
For of the wise man, even as of the fool, there is no memory for ever, since in the days to come all will have been long forgotten. Indeed, the wise man must die just like the fool!
For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, and leave their wealth to others.
It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
1 Corinthians 1:27
but God chose the foolish things of the world that he might put to shame those who are wise. God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are strong;
I am debtor both to Greeks and to foreigners, both to the wise and to the foolish.