@2wired2trade @t_schleicher My current favorite is this one, which I've quoted a few times in the last year (and which translation is by me): "The wise man posits cautiously what the fool propounds with certainty as to the coming weather." — Wilhelm Busch Bush was, among other things, a humorist. He created "Max and Moritz: A Story of Seven Boyish Pranks," a German-language illustrated story in verse. He wrote and illustrated the highly inventive, darkly humorous tale, told entirely in rhymed couplets, in 1865 (publication date). I believe Bush was the inventor of the speech bubble in cartoon illustration. I also like this below, but McLaughlin was a 20th-century journalist and writer: "The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it." — Mignon McLaughlin
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