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Fools rush in

Posted by Smokey Stover on December 08, 2007

In Reply to: Fools rush in posted by Caz on December 07, 2007

: 'Fools rush in where angels fear to tread' - what does this saying mean?

It's from "An Essay on Criticism," by Alexander Pope. See:

It means that some fool will be found to jump into any situation, even one so bad as to put fear into an angel, an immortal being that cannot be harmed.