Saturday, February 21, 2009

Wisdom in Speech

John Adams is a hero of mine and gave counsel concerning dealing with the bad people we have to, in our lives. This is timely wisdom for me, lately, as I deal with one very bad person at the Utah Legislature!

"There are persons whom in my heart I despise, others I abhor. Yet I am not obliged to inform the one of my contempt, nor the other of my detestation. This kind of a necessary branch of wisdom, and so far from being immoral...that it is a duty and a virtue."

[McCullough, J. John Adams, pg. 208]

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