"Every other enjoyment malice may destroy; every other panegyric envy may withhold; but no human power can deprive the boaster of his own encomiums."
18th century British author
I've made this point before including citing my 6th grade teacher Matthew Kim. Nonetheless it's worth repeating.
Mr. Kim taught his students to "Speak not so you can be understood but so you cannot be misunderstood."
Samuel Johnson has much wisdom to share and I've included many of his easily understood quotes in this blog.
This isn't one of them, at least not for me.