Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Words for Wednesday - On Ideas and Intelligence

A man is not necessarily intelligent because he has plenty of ideas, any more than he is a good general because he has plenty of soldiers. - Nicolas Chamfort

And it is probably not coincidence that, on the same page of my commonplace book, I also wrote down this quotation:

There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action. - Goethe

1 comment:

"Gram" said...

I don't suppose "current events" have anything to do with your choice of topic. Let's just say it's what came to mind when I read your thoughts today. :)

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