18 October, 2021

Shakespeare on Politics

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a https://i1.wp.com/www.motherservice.org/images/articles/Deverell.jpg?resize=267%2C338fool.” — As You Like It


Modern-day translation: Don’t be a know-it-all.

Astute politicians play to their strengths, yet remain fully aware of their weaknesses. Start by admitting you don’t know everything, and then, rather than hiring a bunch of sycophants, surround yourself with wise counsel — smart people who aren’t afraid to give you an unvarnished answer.

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