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Wednesday Wisdom - Thinking Words, #12, 2016

“Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.”

Josh Billings

These words from the 19th Century American humourist say it right.  I like also his statement that, “The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his way.”  Like silence, tacit permission of an act carried out without intelligence shall always turn out as an apt product of its creator. 36 more words

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