Who’s There?

who's there

A little owl lived in an oak
The more he saw the less he spoke
The less he spoke the more he heard
Why can’t we be like that wise little bird?

~Mid-19th Century (modified), Author Unknown

“Therefore, beloved, let us be quick to listen and slow to speak.”

~James 1:19

(P.S. Thanks to docs whatever for the gif!)

About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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3 Responses to Who’s There?

  1. Nancy Ruegg says:

    I like this quote too: “To air one’s views gratuitously is to imply that the demand for them is brisk.” — William Strunk, Jr. (I wish I had the nerve to insert this bit of wisdom into the chatter some folks can roll out. Then again, they probably wouldn’t take the hint, strong as it is!)

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