not suffer fools gladly
Refuse to tolerate stupidity, as in Chris can be intimidating at these meetings; she does not suffer fools gladly. This expression comes from the New Testament (II Corinthians 11:19), where Paul sarcastically says, “For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise.” [c. 1600]
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I suffer from no delusion that the justice system treats black and white equally.
How does it happen that citizens of modest means suffer as public sector unions gain?
“Gently rolling hills” roll not-so-gently under my tires, but the English countryside scenery is soporific.
“One-third of South Asians and more than half of all Sub-Saharan Africans suffer from malnutrition or undernutrition,” he writes.
The birds are debeaked, suffer ulcers, and terrible feet conditions.
The hopes of a man that is void of understanding are vain and deceitful: and dreams lift up fools.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
Few of us there are who would not gladly read and speak several more languages if we had the chance of doing so.
We suffer, nearly all of us, from a lack of quantitative grasp and from an imperfect grasp of form.
England gladly seized the opportunity of injuring her enemy and sent aid to the people of Spain.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison