I find this quote so relevant in my life in writing. In my work with charities, I try, through writing, to raise the necessary funds required to sustain transformation. I refrain from manipulation, coercion and bribery only because I trust that there are these kinds of very special people who care enough to read and then respond accordingly.
Sensible people accept good advice – trait of wisdom that I have accepted to work on this year.
Babbling or talking foolishly can be something that is used for comedy or relief, but if carried away or ill-timed, can bring someone to ruin.
There is a safe and secure place for honest people – sure doesn’t seem that way maybe at the moment of stress, but the alternative of being dishonest means that at some point you are going to get caught.