Maxims... lets try again

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  1. jobo

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    oh yes,
     
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    Oh, you mean like we do on threads!
     
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    “The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.”
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    “The greatest fools are ofttimes more clever than the men who laugh at them.”
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    Any fool can know. The point, is to understand
     
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    If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool. - Carl Jung

    Seek first to understand, then to be understood. - Stephen Covey (7 habits of highly successful people)
     
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    yes thats exactly what i meant
     
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    I imagine that the intelligent people are the ones so intelligent that they don't even need or want to look 'intelligent' anymore.
     
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    Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
     
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    You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
     
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    At some point, you'll remember that you were the one calling other folks foolish... :D
     
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    Make no mistake. I was still calling them foolish
     
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    LOL. That happens when you try to talk sense to a fool, I hear.

    Quick aside, I think this is lighthearted... that's how I intend it, at least. I don't have any actual stake in this discussion, but I can't resist this kind of banter. I don't think anyone in this thread is foolish, to be honest, though it's clear others disagree. :D
     
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    I agree 100%. Like Yak side... it was sorta like a chess match with quotes haha.
     
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    I like it, too.

    As for being a fool, it's not so bad, kind of fun, actually. We do enjoy rushing in where angels fear to tread. But then, most angels don't do a lot of Martial training. I think the wings kinda' mess up the gi top.

    As Oscar Wilde said - "Life is one fool thing after another whereas love is two fool things after each other."
     
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    I pity fools.

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