“Being smart is when someone constantly plays foolish & at the same time being courteous, until others discover how great they are and are forced to start singing their praise. “ ~ Ochuko A
Playing “foolish” and being courteous is the sure way to go, ‘cos overtime, people in this category move swiftly to the top so much so that others will start thinking they lobbied their way to the top. Nursing the idea that someone else is smarter than you are, until somebody discovers the great you, is one way to play foolish.
Never ever think you are better than somebody else, the moment you start thinking this way, pride kicks in; when it does, be ready to embrace a big fall. I am so sure you do not want that fall.