Jean de La Bruyère Quote

It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well, nor the judgment to hold their tongues.


As quoted in A Dictionary of Thoughts: being A Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors of the World, both Ancient and Modern (1908) edited by Tryon Edwards, p. 560

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It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well, nor the judgment to hold their tongues.