No stranger to the follies of the criminal-justice system, Mitnick believes the feds are after the wrong guys.
He talks to Shannon Donnelly about Off-Broadway talent and why follies never made it to film.
Hate is such a strong word, but Alan Jacobs nails it with this rant about the follies of group productivity.
All he said was of a piece with these follies; all he did savoured of utter lethargy.
I have no enmity to these ladies; I only despise them, or rather, their follies and their faults.
All this, it must be remembered, was in entire ignorance of the follies perpetrated at the War Department during those days.
I am afraid that I am about to suffer for the follies of my youth.
I believe, my dear friends, that I have given you a sufficient preventative against all these follies.
In such circumstances I cannot seek to extenuate any of my faults or follies.
How full it seemed to him at that moment of follies and mistakes, bringing bitter tears not to himself alone but to others also.
"revue with glamorous female performers," 1908, from French folies (mid-19c.), from folie (see folly), probably in its sense of "extravagance" (cf. extravaganza).
early 13c., "mental weakness; unwise conduct" (in Middle English including wickedness, lewdness, madness), from Old French folie (12c.) "folly, madness, stupidity," from fol (see fool (n.)). Sense of "costly structure considered to have shown folly in the builder" is attested from 1650s. Used since Middle English of place names, especially country estates, as a form of Old French folie in its meaning "delight." Meaning "glamorous theatrical revue with lots of pretty girls" is from 1880, from French.