the fool speaks, the wise man listens.
Posted by Smokey Stover on May 01, 2004
In Reply to: the fool speaks, the wise man listens. posted by ESC on May 01, 2004
: : Any thoughts?
: How about: the wise man knows that even a fool can speak the truth.
That sounds good, but William Blake wants to be heard for the other side.
Thank God I never was sent to school
To be flogged into following the style of a fool.
The errors of a wise man make your rule,
Rather than the perfections of a fool.