The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof,
a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle,
is inborn in us.
Paul Valery
French critic & poet (1871 - 1945)

1 comment:

4in4 said...

I love the part about "a torrent of verbiage"!