A word to the wise is enough

This page is about the saying "A word to the wise is enough".

Possible interpretation: A very brief warning or explanation is enough for an intelligent person.

Note: the wise (noun): wise (intelligent) people | This proverb is also found as: "A word to the wise is sufficient."

Quick Quiz:

If "a word to the wise is enough", then an intelligent person will understand

a. the briefest explanation

b. only one-word explanations

c. without a word being spoken

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Contributor: Josef Essberger