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    khaleed is offline Newbie
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    pls i need help

    Hi every body. Im so sorry for being absent all these days. Im so glade to be back. pls can anyone explain for me this sentences? and i need many information about it. ( WHERE FOLLY IS BLISS.THIS FOLLY TO BE WISE).
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    Re: pls i need help

    Quote Originally Posted by khaleed View Post
    Hi every body. Im so sorry for being absent all these days. Im so glade to be back. pls can anyone explain for me this sentences? and i need many information about it. ( WHERE FOLLY IS BLISS.THIS FOLLY TO BE WISE).
    Nice to have you back.

    The usual idiom is "Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly to be wise". It comes from a poem by Thomas Gray: Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College.

    It means that when you are better off not knowing about something, it is stupid to try to find out about it.

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    hi every body .thank you Anglika for your information. you are right about the usual idiom. can i have more explanation about it .i mean i have an essay to right on.so i need more information from every body. i need to know your comment about this idiom. thanks.

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    Re: pls i need help

    Quote Originally Posted by khaleed View Post
    Hi every body. Im so sorry for being absent all these days. Im so glade to be back. pls can anyone explain for me this sentences? and i need many information about it. ( WHERE FOLLY IS BLISS.THIS FOLLY TO BE WISE).
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    Re: pls i need help

    In most important areas of life, wisdom or "knowledge" is best. The idiom you found is often used for circumstances in which knowledge is simply not necessary because the matter is not serious. Here is an example. If your friend gave you a nice gift, you might wonder how much did he pay for it. Do you really need to know? Is that knowledge important? No. But you just can't help yourself and you sneak a look at the receipt. HEY HE ONLY PAID $5 FOR THAT! And you thought it was worth much more. You might feel less grateful. In that situation I would say, "Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly to be wise." You were happy not knowing, but foolishly you found out.

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    OH yes .good example ROP . thanks alots for this information .it is so clear now.

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