Tuesday, May 01, 2007

How Do You Appear?

"It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid
than to open it and remove all doubt."
Mark Twain

I came across this quote while helping Leasa get her basement organized. We found a small stack of papers with this quote printed across the entire page. It struck me funny because I started out this year with the idea of trying to keep my mouth shut a little bit more.

Not that I am some obnoxious, babbling chick (uh oh, maybe I am. Go ahead and comment, I can handle it). And I do not get into many heated discussions, just not my thing. Rather, when I am in a situation now, I will take a pause before verbally addressing the person.

I had a bunch of stuff written, then I read it and it just sounded like a bunch of bs. (whew! glad I did go to print)

I love this quote!

You can substitute any negative emotion or action for "stupid" and it rings true.

So, rather than appear stupid..........

What do you think about this quote?

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