Another Way to Be Wise

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. – Plato

Another version of this is: only talk when doing so will improve upon the silence (paraphrased, from who I don’t know).

Talking just because you want to talk is needy, or narcissistic or disrespectful – or all three.

Take the time to consider if what you’re thinking of saying is useful, or helpful.

Sometimes, it’s not.

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