Suffer Fools Gladly

Reasons for acceptance and even appreciation of many of them

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The expression “Ye suffer fools gladly” is attributed to the Christian Saint Paul — See . The larger quotation from the King James version of the Bible is “For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise.” (2 Corinthians 11:19). Some interpret that statement as having been intended sarcastically.



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Jim Mason

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