An Addendum To Proverbial, Episode 73

The latest episode of Proverbial is devoted to the teacher’s proverb, “Don’t smile until Christmas.” In the course of the show, I claim it is foolish to “want to be liked.” While reading a book of proverbs this evening, I came upon a saying I wished I’d had at my disposal a week ago: “To worship the people is to be worshipped,” Francis Bacon (1623).

Published by Joshua Gibbs

Sophist. De-activist. Avid indoorsman.

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