A Jew came to his Rabbi to lodge a complaint against other members of the congregation. "Rabbi," he asked plaintively, "do you think it right of them to call me a fool?"
The Rabbi listened with sympathy.
"Why get upset by such a trifle!" he consoled him. "Do you think fools are so very different from other people? Believe me, some of the nicest people I've ever known were fools. Why, even a fine, intelligent man like you could be one! "