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Civility in critiquing the ideas of others is no vice. Rudeness in defending your own ideas is no virtue.

Thu 14 Dec 2006, 11:59 PM
My fourth entry for African Proverb week.  As I described Monday, my 16 year old was assigned an essay in which he was supposed to find an African Proverb and relate it to his life.  He claimed that it was impossible that an African Proverb could describe his life, but having read many in an entertaining quest to prove him wrong, I am inspired to use some of my favorites for posts this week.  Here is one we could all remember more often...

The fool speaks, the wise man listens.


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