We will be featuring proverbs and quotations highlighting the fact that fools often have a capacity to hit the nail on the head. Here, from an unexpected source, a passing comment in Christopher Logue’s superb rendition of several books of Homer’s Iliad.

‘Yes, they are fools.

But they are right.  Fools often are …’

 

Source: Christopher Logue, War Music: An account of Books 1-4 and 16-19 of Homer’s Iliad (London: Faber and Faber, 2001), p. 202

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