Weekend quote – Shmuel Yosef Agnon

1st quote

The wise men do not partake in leading the world because they know there are even wiser men and wish the world to be led by them. Meanwhile, up jump the fools and evil men and come and take the world into their hands and lead the world according to their evil and stupid ways.

2nd quote

From “Shira”, “שירה”, ש”י עגנון. הוצאת שוקן