This phrase has always felt lacking to me because the wise man wish his feet firmly in the ground can see a bit above ground level easily.
However, the fool who is detach and set adrift can ride the winds… “torch” the forest and pinch the stars. He is not aware of the consequences of his actions not afraid of the unknown and was a free thinker. But can get lost on the sky or like Icarus get to close to the sun.
However it’s only recently that I started seeing this as a kite.
Old man the anchor on he ground who will hold the exuberant youth steady.
.as for me Yahweh is the oldest man I how…. Please go out today and idenify or maginfy the wisdom behind the love and hat love’s reason and nature