Douglas Bader Quote

Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.


Brickhill 1954, p. 44. Note: (also quoted as "...for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.") In Reach for the Sky, this quote is attributed to Harry Day, the Royal Flying Corps First World War fighter ace.

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Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.

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Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.

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Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.

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Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.