Under each heading below is a pair of quotations.  Of each pair, which quotation appeals to you most?  Why?

On Being a Fool

“It is better to keep one’s mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.”

          —Abraham Lincoln

“The beginning of wisdom is the knowledge that one has been a fool.”

           — Chinese proverb

Concerning Moderation

“Do all things in moderation, including moderation.”

           — Elderly Buddhist monk commenting at a Christian – Buddhist interfaith conference

“Perfection is an imperfection.”

           — From the sayings of Taoism


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