“Speaking of,” injects a fellow, “I often give myself quite sound sounding advice – but have the good sense ne’er to listen.” (And what urged your noodler about this one?)
Did not ordinary men pretend to be smart, none would be smart…or ordinary.
In that one great, secret craft, as you move from the apprentice to master level – continued striving assures failure. (Neat, huh, and totally un-non-unionized.)
If you keep pushing your mind as best you can, someday it’ll happen that you do better than you can.
“Okay, that’s a wrap. Bring on the reinvigorated virgins.”