For fools rush in where angels fear to tread

So many of life’s troubles are found by fools ignoring, hiding from, and otherwise ducking the wisdom of experience.

“For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Distrustful sense with modest caution speaks;
It still looks home, and short excursions makes;
But rattling nonsense in full volleys breaks;
And never shock’d, and never turn’d aside,
Bursts out, resistless, with a thund’ring tide.”
(from “An Essay on Man” by Alexander Pope)

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