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The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. ~Benjamin Franklin

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"The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart."_____Benjamin Franklin
10:26 PM Jul 28 2013

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In general body parts should stay away from each other.

Feet don't belong in mouths, and mouths don't belong in hearts. 

It seems I had quite a different spin on this than you did...

Heh. What was your spin?

I think that what good ole Ben was saying is  that a fool says whatever comes to the top of his or her head, while the wise person tends to speak sincerely and thoughtfully from the heart.

Now I'd like to know your take on that.

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