Tuesday, August 30, 2005

More on Conversation

On a related note, I just happened upon this quote from St. Francis de Sales in Book 6 of the Catholic National Reader (it's that school-planning time of year!)...

Wisdom does not lie in not talking, but in speaking only when necessary and to the purpose; and again, in holding one's tongue at the proper time and place.

2 comments:

4HisChurch said...

What a hard lesson this is to learn!

Love2Learn Mom said...

Yes, this is certainly true, but in a way I found it encouraging to come across such poignant guidance on an important area in which we can influence others.