Monday, October, 13th, 2014. Today's cherished nugget from Guest Blogger,
“It is better to
remain silent and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all
This quotation, or one similar, has been attributed to
Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, George Elliot, and even Confucius. No matter who else made the following remark,
we find it first in the Bible: “He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a
man of understanding is of an excellent spirit. Even a fool, when he holdeth
his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of
understanding” (Proverbs 17:27-28).
God, help me to choose my words carefully, and when
possible, let Your word suffice. Amen.
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