Every man is a dam fool at least ten minutes a day. Wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.

Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) American writer, businessman, philosopher
The Philistine, Vol. 29, #6 (Nov 1909)

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Sometimes given: "Every man is a damn fool at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit."

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Aug-10
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