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Delphic Maxim of the Week - 5/1
Welcome to May! Here is this week's Delphic Maxim
Delphic Maxim of the Week. Give A Timely Counsel (Βουλεύου χρόνῳ).
“It is noble to give advise and counsel people, but any advise must be given in time. How many people are smart afterwards, but what then is it good for? We should not be busybodies, always forcing our views on others. Counsel is something the wise is hesitant to give. For if we give counsel to others, we influence them in a way, and so bear a bit of the burden too. Wise counsel should rather show someone the options, instead of outright saying what to do.But as with all things, act in time. Advise is no longer helpful, when the time has past, or when it is way too early.”