The trickiest day of the year has finally arrived, which means pranksters will be using practical jokes and hoaxes for a laugh while putting someone else’s sense of humor to the test.

April Fools’ Day, which dates back several centuries, is celebrated by pulling off hilarious pranks and hoaxes on loved ones who least expect it.

Once the trickster has complete their mission they will have the satisfaction of yelling, “April Fools” and informing their target about the prank.

In honor of April Fools Day, here are some quotes, funny sayings, and inspirational messages from A-Z Quotes, The Random Vibez, and, which will make any prankster or an unsuspecting target crack a smile.

1. “I hope life isn’t a big joke, because I don’t get it.” – Jack Handey

2. “A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.” – Douglas Adams

3. “This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.” – Mark Twain

4. “Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I’ll forgive Thy great big one on me.” – Robert Frost

5. “April Fools’ is the only day to take people seriously.” – Criss Jami

6. “Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.” – Charles Lamb

7. “A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke-and that the joke is oneself.” – Clifton Fadiman

8. “Some people can’t be fooled on April Fool’s Day because they were fooled too many times during their entire lifetime.” – Akash B Chandran

9. “The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.” – Will Rogers

10. “The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.” – George Orwell

April Fools' Day may be a tradition but this year few are in the mood as the global death toll mounts and billions remain under some form of lockdown
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